Definitions of ballast
a. - Any heavy substance, as stone, iron, etc., put into the hold to sink a vessel in the water to such a depth as to prevent capsizing. 2
a. - Any heavy matter put into the car of a balloon to give it steadiness. 2
a. - Gravel, broken stone, etc., laid in the bed of a railroad to make it firm and solid. 2
a. - The larger solids, as broken stone or gravel, used in making concrete. 2
a. - Fig.: That which gives, or helps to maintain, uprightness, steadiness, and security. 2
v. t. - To steady, as a vessel, by putting heavy substances in the hold. 2
v. t. - To fill in, as the bed of a railroad, with gravel, stone, etc., in order to make it firm and solid. 2
v. t. - To keep steady; to steady, morally. 2
The word "ballast" uses 7 letters: A A B L L S T.
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