अस्थिर ^१ वि॰ [सं॰] 1. Adjective
१. जो स्थिर न हो । चंचल । चलायमान । डाँवाँडोल । उ॰—दावाग्नि-प्रखर लपटों ने कर दिया सघन बन अस्थिर ।-कामायमी, पृ॰ २८१ ।
२. —बे ठौरठिकाने का । जिसका कुछ ठीक न हो । उ॰—यों ही लगा बीतने उनका जीवन अस्थिर दिन दिन ।—कामायनी, पृ॰ ३३ ।
- Borne on the water; floating; on board ship.
- Moving; passing from place to place; in general circulation; as, a rumor is afloat.
- Unfixed; moving without guide or control; adrift; as, our affairs are all afloat.
- Having little or no tendency to take a fixed or definite position or direction: thus, a suspended magnetic needle, when rendered astatic, loses its polarity, or tendency to point in a given direction.
- Governed or characterized by caprice; apt to change suddenly; freakish; whimsical; changeable.
- Appearing different, as in color, in different lights, or under different circumstances; as, changeable silk.
- Capable of change; subject to alteration; mutable; variable; fickle; inconstant; as, a changeable humor.
- Full of cracks.
- Rough, with short, tumultuous waves; as, a choppy sea.
- A rogue.
- Any stone or material that has been borne away from its original site by natural agencies; esp., a large block or fragment of rock; a bowlder.
- Deviating from a wise of the common course in opinion or conduct; eccentric; strange; queer; as, erratic conduct.
- Having no certain course; roving about without a fixed destination; wandering; moving; -- hence, applied to the planets as distinguished from the fixed stars.
- Irregular; changeable.
- One who deviates from common and accepted opinions; one who is eccentric or preserve in his intellectual character.
- Not fixed or firm; liable to change; unstable; of a changeable mind; not firm in opinion or purpose; inconstant; capricious; as, Fortune's fickle wheel.
- Bewildering on account of rapid turning; running round with celerity; gyratory; whirling.
- Characterized by inconstancy; unstable; changeable; fickle; wild; thoughtless; heedless.
- Having in the head a sensation of whirling or reeling about; having lost the power of preserving the balance of the body, and therefore wavering and inclined to fall; lightheaded; dizzy.
- Promoting or inducing giddiness; as, a giddy height; a giddy precipice.
- To make dizzy or unsteady.
- To reel; to whirl.
- of Fleet
- Passing swiftly away; not durable; transient; transitory; as, the fleeting hours or moments.
- Buoyed upon or in a fluid; a, the floating timbers of a wreck; floating motes in the air.
- Floating threads. See Floating threads, above.
- Free or lose from the usual attachment; as, the floating ribs in man and some other animals.
- Not funded; not fixed, invested, or determined; as, floating capital; a floating debt.
- of Float
- The second coat of three-coat plastering.
- A fluid substance; a body whose particles move easily among themselves.
- Having particles which easily move and change their relative position without a separation of the mass, and which easily yield to pressure; capable of flowing; liquid or gaseous.