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  Words related to ballast

Related / Similar Words: light ballast, ballast resistor, barretter

 

Definition:
  • any heavy material used to stabilize a ship or airship;
  • an electrical device for starting and regulating fluorescent and discharge lamps;
  • a resistor inserted into a circuit to compensate for changes (as those arising from temperature fluctuations);
  • an attribute that tends to give stability in character and morals; something that steadies the mind or feelings;
  • coarse gravel laid to form a bed for streets and railroads;
  • make steady with a ballast;

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