Origin of metastable
Examples from the Web for metastable
Historical Examples of metastable
It's a metastable state at best, all too likely to collapse into tyranny.The Sensitive Man
Poul William Anderson
To this fact van't Hoff attributes the great permanence of many really unstable (or metastable) carbon compounds.
At any point outside this area, monoclinic sulphur can exist only in a metastable condition.
This law explains the formation of the metastable forms of monotropic substances, which would otherwise not be obtainable.
Two of these solutions, however, would be metastable and supersaturated with respect to the decahydrate.