Words nearby metastable
OTHER WORDS FROM metastablemet·a·sta·bil·i·ty [met-uh-stuh-bil-i-tee] /ˌmɛt ə stəˈbɪl ɪ ti/, noun
Examples from the Web for metastable
Presence of silicon tends to prevent, presence of manganese tends to assist, the production of the metastable systems.
It's a metastable state at best, all too likely to collapse into tyranny.The Sensitive Man|Poul William Anderson
At any point outside this area, monoclinic sulphur can exist only in a metastable condition.
The realization of the metastable melting point of the hexahydrate is, therefore, due to suspended transformation.
A considerable number of such cases have, indeed, been found, and in some cases there is more than one metastable hydrate.