An abstract sculpture that has movable parts similar to a mobile, but that is attached to a solid, unmovable base rather than suspended.

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  • Stabile — is a surname derived from the medieval personal name Stabile (from Latin stabilis ) and is mainly found among people from southern Italy. Stabile may also refer to:* Annibale Stabile (1535–1595), Italian composer of the Roman School * Pompeo… …   Wikipedia

  • stabile — [ stabil ] n. m. • mil. XXe; mot angl. amér., de stable, d apr. mobile ♦ Arts Construction sculpturale non articulée et immobile. Les mobiles et les stabiles de Calder. stabile [stabil] n. m. ÉTYM. Mil. XXe; mot anglo amér., de …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • stabile — / stabile/ [lat. stabĭlis, da stare star fermo ]. ■ agg. 1. [che regge o si regge bene, che ha buone basi, anche fig.: un edificio s. ; un governo s. ] ▶◀ fermo, saldo, solido. ‖ sicuro. ◀▶ instabile, malfermo, oscillante, precario, traballante,… …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • stabile — index stable Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • stabile — [stā′bəl, stā′bil; ] also, and for n. usually [, stā′bēl, stā′bīl΄] adj. [L stabilis: see STABLE1, adj.] 1. stable; stationary; fixed in position 2. resistant to chemical change n. a large stationary abstract sculpture, usually a construction of… …   English World dictionary

  • stabile — stà·bi·le agg., s.m., s.f. CO 1a. agg., che non si muove, non oscilla, saldo, ben fermo: fondamenta stabili, un impalcatura stabile, un tavolino poco stabile Sinonimi: 1fermo, 2saldo, 1solido. Contrari: instabile, malfermo, malsicuro, vacillante …   Dizionario italiano

  • Stabile — Guillermo El Filtrador Stábile (* 17. Januar 1906 in Buenos Aires; † 27. Dezember 1966) war ein argentinischer Fußballspieler (Stürmer) und Torschützenkönig bei der Fußball Weltmeisterschaft 1930. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Nationalmannschaft 2 Vereine …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • stabile — {{hw}}{{stabile}}{{/hw}}A agg. 1 Che è ben saldo, fisso, inamovibile: fondamenta stabili | Beni stabili, beni immobili. 2 (fig.) Durevole, costante: essere stabile nei propositi | Permanente, duraturo: impiego stabile | Non variabile, detto del… …   Enciclopedia di italiano

  • Stabile — Sta|bi|le 〈[ le:] n. 15; Kunst〉 Metallplastik aus unbeweglichen Elementen; Ggs Mobile [→ stabil] * * * Stabile   das, s/ s, Bezeichnung für die statischen Plastiken von A. Calder. * * * Sta|bi|le, das; s, s [engl. stabile, zu: stabile < lat.… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Stabile — Sta|bi|le das; s, s <aus gleichbed. engl. stabile zu stabile »fest stehend«, dies aus lat. stabilis, vgl. ↑stabil> auf dem Boden stehende metallene Konstruktion in abstrakter Gestaltung (in der modernen Kunst) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • stabile — adj. /stay bil, beuhl/ or, esp. Brit., / buyl/; n. /stay beel/ or, esp. Brit., / buyl/, adj. 1. fixed in position; stable. 2. Med. resistant to physical or chemical changes. n. 3. a piece of abstract sculpture having immobile units constructed of …   Universalium

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