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Singular
Ballast

Plural
uncountable

Ballast (uncountable)
  1. Patrono:Nautical Heavy material that is placed in the hold of a ship (or in the gondola of a balloon), to provide stability.
  2. (figuratively) Anything that steadies emotion or the mind.
  3. Coarse gravel or similar material laid to form a bed for roads or railroads.
  4. Patrono:Construction A material, such as aggregate or precast concrete pavers, which employs its mass and the force of gravity to hold single-ply roof membranes in place.
  5. Patrono:Electronics device used for stabilizing current in an electric circuit (e.g.in a tube lamp supply circuit)

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Infinitive
to Ballast

Third person singular
Ballasts

Simple past
Ballasted

Past participle
Ballasted

Present participle
Ballasting

to Ballast (third-person singular simple present Ballasts, present participle Ballasting, simple past and past participle Ballasted)
  1. To stabilize or load a ship with ballast.
  2. To lay ballast on the bed of a railroad track.

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