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Synonyms for ballast
any heavy material used to stabilize a ship or airship
coarse gravel laid to form a bed for streets and railroads
an attribute that tends to give stability in character and morals
a resistor inserted into a circuit to compensate for changes (as those arising from temperature fluctuations)
an electrical device for starting and regulating fluorescent and discharge lamps
make steady with a ballast
References in classic literature
For indeed, to beat up to Hong-Kong against a fierce monsoon, with a ship not sufficiently ballasted
and with her supply of water not completed, was an in- sane project.
Because ballast-compatible LED tube must operate with a ballast, the arcing problem persists whenever that is any loose connections in the ballasted
fixture, posing a potential burn hazard.
The development of these new energy-efficient electronically ballasted
fluorescent lighting systems has been encouraged by utility companies, which have given financial incentives to business customers to use less energy.