Definitions for "Stabilization"
Keywords:  aftermarket, syndicate, ipo, nyse, tick
When an underwriter who tries to prevent a recent offering from dropping below the offering price by placing buy orders slightly above that price. Also, broker for whom at least 75% of trades are stabilizing (i.e. sales following a zero-plus tick and purchases following a zero-minus tick), in accordance with NYSE rules.
The action undertakes a country when it buys and sells its own currency to protect its exchange value. Actions registered competitive traders undertake by on the NYSE to meet the exchange requirement that 75% of their traded be stabilizing, meaning that sell orders follow a plus tick and buy orders a minus tick. Actions a managing underwriter undertake so that the market price does not fall below the public offering price during the offering period.
The syndicate manager is empowered by the members of his group to maintain a bid in the aftermarket at or slightly below the public offering price, thus "stabilizing" the market and giving the syndicate and selling-group members a reasonable chance of successfully disposing of their allocations. This practice is a legal exception to the manipulation practices outlawed by the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934.
The process of exposing a magnet or a magnetic assembly to elevated temperatures or external magnetic fields to demagnetize it to a predetermined level. Once done the magnet will suffer no future degradation when exposed to that level of demagnetizing influence.
The influence of a magnetic flux in steadying the flow of electrons in a carbon arc. The action of a damping roller or other device in reducing wow and flutter in a soundhead.
is exposure of a magnet to demagnetizing influences expected to be encountered in use in order to prevent irreversible losses during actual operation. Demagnetizing influences can be caused by high or low temperatures, or by external magnetic fields.
An action resulting in the permanence or firmness of a structure suffering from deterioration.
To control or abate threats to human health and/or the environment from releases and/or to prevent or minimize the further spread of contamination while long-term remedies are pursued. ( EPA, 1994 p 9)
Treatment procedures intended to maintain the integrity of objects and minimize deterioration. Back to text
Conversion of the active organic matter in sludge into inert, harmless material.
The process of changing an active substance to inert, harmless material; or, physical activities at a site that act to limit the spread of contamination without actual reduction of toxicity.
A sludge treatment process that chemically or physically immobilizes the hazardous constituents in the waste by binding them into a solid mass: The resulting product has a low permeability that resists leaching.
Treatment process that reduces pathogens, reduces offensive odors, and reduces additional biological decay. Can be achieved by biological or chemical processes to reduce volatile content of solids or by chemical or heat sterilization.
The decomposition of compost to the point where it neither reheats when wetted nor gives off offensive odors.
stage in composting following active decomposition, characterized by slow metabolic processes, lower heat production and the formation of humus.
The addition of Cyanuric acid to pool/spa water to help prevent the destruction of the Hypochlorous Acid (Free Chlorine measured by test kit) by UV light from the sun.
The alloying of austenitic stainless steels with elements such as columbium, molybdenum, or titanium which combine with excess carbon to prevent sensitization and the formation of chromium carbides.
Keywords:  stable, rescuers, cribbing, peace, wage
to stabilize means to achieve a stable state.142 To bring a situation, a function or a structure to stay functionally or statically between defined lines or limits.
the act of stabilizing something or making it more stable; "he worked for price stabilization for farm products"; "wage stabilization is necessary for industrial peace"; "stabilization means that the product can be handled under atmospheric conditions"
The action of making a nuclear material more stable by converting its physical or chemical form or placing it in a more stable environment.
umbrella term for all the winemaking operations designed to stop wines developing a fault in bottle such as a haze, cloud or fizz, no matter what the storage conditions. It is practised most brutally on everyday wines.
A condition reached when a wine has all the undesirable sediment removed and is clear in the bottle with no further fermentation.
stabilization: the fifth step in building the antakarana; where the connection is strengthened and firmly established through practice, meditation, and proper spiritual living on all levels of being.
The introduction of new materials to supplement existing ones which no longer perform their proper function. Includes both interim and long term measures; designed to be reversible.
Satisfying the surface charge on each particle so they repel one another deterring reaggregation.
A facet of financial management that includes consumer credit counseling, debt management/consolidation, basic budget counseling (paying necessities vs. luxuries, living with oneâ€(tm)s means, how to shop on a tight budget), and knowledge of scams.
The phase of treatment in which the patient and doctors determine the correct amount of buprenorphine the patient needs to take to eliminate cravings and signs and symptoms of withdrawal.
Tanks with a Stabilization system are able to fire more accurately while on the move. Without this system, tanks must stop in order to fire accurately.
the act or process of being held or fixed in a position; or environmentally speaking; rendered non-leachable, or not able to be made mobile in the environment by the environment
Economic policies designed to reduce the fluctuation in the business cycle such as those used by the Federal Reserve. Alternately, the control over rental property exercised by the government, in some areas, which places restrictions on amounts able to be charged.
Keywords:  solidification, see
See Solidification.
The period of time between continuous operation and normal operation. This period encompasses those activities necessary to establish reliable operation at design conditions of capacity, product quality, and efficiency. [D01883] PMK87
the act of making something (as a vessel or aircraft) less likely to overturn
The cooling of the foam pattern to produce a pattern true to the shape of the mold cavity.
Convergence of a dynamic process into a repetitive pattern. Creation of a repetitive pattern, i.e., a periodic process.
Keywords:  fixation, chemical, see
See chemical fixation.
Keywords:  chapter, zero, population, growth, see
Zero population growth. See Chapter 12.
The ability to control the body both statically and dynamically.