Barn vs. Stable

Barn vs. Stable — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Barn and Stable

Barnnoun

A large building for sheltering livestock, storing hay or other agricultural products, or housing equipment used for operating a farm.

Stableadjective

Resistant to change of position or condition; not easily moved or disturbed

a house built on stable ground.a stable platform.

Barnnoun

A large shed for the housing of vehicles, such as railroad cars.

Stableadjective

Not subject to sudden or extreme change or fluctuation

a stable economy.a stable currency.

Barnnoun

A particularly large, typically bare building

lived in a barn of a country house.

Stableadjective

Maintaining equilibrium; self-restoring

a stable aircraft.
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Barnnoun

Abbr. b(Physics) A unit of area equal to 10-24 square centimeters, used to measure cross sections in nuclear physics.

Stableadjective

Enduring or permanent

a stable peace.

Barnnoun

(agriculture) A building, often found on a farm, used for storage or keeping animals such as cattle.

Stableadjective

Consistent or dependable

She has been stable in her support for the project.

Barnnoun

(nuclear physics) A unit of surface area equal to 10-28 square metres.

Stableadjective

Not showing or marked by erratic or volatile emotions or behavior

He remained stable even after he lost his job.
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Barnnoun

An arena.

Maple Leaf Gardens was a grand old barn.

Stableadjective

(Physics) Having no known mode of decay; indefinitely long-lived. Used of atomic particles.

Barnnoun

A child.

Stableadjective

(Chemistry) Not easily decomposed or otherwise modified chemically.

Barnverb

(transitive) To lay up in a barn.

Stablenoun

A building for the shelter and feeding of certain domestic animals, especially horses.

Barnnoun

an outlying farm building for storing grain or animal feed and housing farm animals

Stablenoun

A group of animals lodged in such a building.

Barnnoun

(physics) a unit of nuclear cross section; the effective circular area that one particle presents to another as a target for an encounter

Stablenoun

All the racehorses belonging to a single owner or racing establishment.

Stablenoun

The personnel employed to keep and train such a group of racehorses.

Stablenoun

A group, as of athletes or entertainers, under common management

a stable of prizefighters.

Stableverb

To put or keep in a stable.

Stableverb

To live in a stable.

Stablenoun

A building, wing or dependency set apart and adapted for lodging and feeding (and training) animals with hoofs, especially horses.

There were stalls for fourteen horses in the squire's stables.

Stablenoun

(metonymy) All the racehorses of a particular stable, i.e. belonging to a given owner.

Stablenoun

(Scotland) A set of advocates; a barristers' chambers.

Stablenoun

An organization of sumo wrestlers who live and train together.

Stableverb

(transitive) to put or keep (an animal) in a stable.

Stableverb

(intransitive) to dwell in a stable.

Stableverb

to park (a rail vehicle)

Stableadjective

Relatively unchanging, permanent; firmly fixed or established; consistent; not easily moved, altered, or destroyed.

He was in a stable relationship.a stable government

Stableadjective

(computing) Of software: established to be relatively free of bugs, as opposed to a beta version.

You should download the 1.9 version of that video editing software: it is the latest stable version. The newer beta version has some bugs.

Stableadjective

That maintains the relative order of items that compare as equal.

Stablenoun

a farm building for housing horses or other livestock

Stableverb

shelter in a stable;

stable horses

Stableadjective

resistant to change of position or condition;

a stable laddera stable peacea stable relationshipstable prices

Stableadjective

firm and dependable; subject to little fluctuation;

the economy is stable

Stableadjective

not taking part readily in chemical change

Stableadjective

maintaining equilibrium

Stableadjective

showing little if any change;

a static population