stabilization

[ stey-buh-li-zey-shuh n ]
/ ˌsteɪ bə lɪˈzeɪ ʃən /

noun

the act or process of stabilizing or the state of being stabilized.
Also called stabilization process. Photography. a process for making temporary black-and-white prints using special sensitized paper (stabilization paper) that can be rapidly processed through one or two solutions that quickly develop and stabilize the nonpermanent image.

Origin of stabilization

First recorded in 1920–25; stabilize + -ation

OTHER WORDS FROM stabilization

re·sta·bi·li·za·tion, noun
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