stabilizer bar

noun
a horizontal metal bar linking the two front suspension systems of an automobile, used to reduce swaying or rolling.


Origin:
1930–35

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stabilizer bar

noun
a rigid metal bar between the front suspensions and between the rear suspensions of cars and trucks; serves to stabilize the chassis 
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The standard backrest features dual-trigger manual release and a tension stabilizer bar for rigid back support.
Cyclic control was transmitted through a stabilizer bar.
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