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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 un·sta·ble /-ˈstebəl/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 un·sta·ble /-ˈstebəl/ 形容詞

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Un·sta·ble a.  Not stable; not firm, fixed, or constant; subject to change or overthrow. -- Un*sta*ble*ness, n. --Chaucer.
 Unstable equilibrium. See Stable equilibrium, under Stable.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: lacking stability or fixity or firmness; "unstable political
             conditions"; "the tower proved to be unstable in the
             high wind"; "an unstable world economy" [ant: stable]
      2: highly or violently reactive; "sensitive and highly unstable
      3: affording no ease or reassurance; "a precarious truce" [syn:
      4: suffering from severe mental illness; "of unsound mind"
         [syn: mentally ill, unsound]
      5: disposed to psychological variability; "his rather unstable
         religious convictions"
      6: subject to change; variable; "a fluid situation fraught with
         uncertainty"; "everything was unstable following the coup"
         [syn: fluid]