stability

  

Definition

Ability of a substance to remain unchanged over time under stated or reasonably expected conditions of storage and use. Usually the conditions that may cause instability (such as humidity, shock, or temperature) are identified in the MSDS for the substance.

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  • We focus on stability and that is why we hold stocks for a ten year minimum holding period in our plan.

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  • This company has a lot of stability, so you won't have to worry about being laid off anytime in the near future.

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  • If you want to try and have a low stress life look for a job that has good stability instead of a lot of volatility.

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