Word: ballast

Category: ballast

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Synonyms: ballast

companion, friend, colleague, associate, partner, coworker, workmate, pal, crony, mate, chum, buddy, dawg, peeps, familiar, fellow, brother

Translations: ballast

spanish
lastre


german
schotter, ballast

french
ballast, lest, lester

italian
zavorra

portuguese
estiva, balastro

dutch
ballast

russian
балласт, щебень

norwegian
ballast

swedish
barlast

finnish
painolasti, kuorma

danish
ballast

czech
zátěž, přítěž, štěrk, balast

polish
balastowanie, balast, podsypka, zrównoważenie

hungarian
ballaszt, fenéksúly

greek
σαβούρα, σαβουρώνω, έρμα

ukrainian
баласт

bulgarian
баласт

estonian
ballastima

croatian
načela, gruž, pošljunčiti, balast

macedonian
баластот

romanian
lest

slovenian
balast

slovak
balast

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The meaning and "use of": ballast

noun
  • heavy material, such as gravel, sand, iron, or lead, placed low in a vessel to improve its stability.
  • gravel or coarse stone used to form the bed of a railroad track or road.
  • a passive component used in an electric circuit to moderate changes in current.

verb
  • give stability to (a ship) by putting a heavy substance in its bilge.
  • form (the bed of a railroad line or road) with gravel or coarse stone.

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