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Synonyms for ballastˈbæl əst

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ballast(noun)

    any heavy material used to stabilize a ship or airship

    Synonyms:
    light ballast, ballast resistor, barretter

  2. ballast(noun)

    coarse gravel laid to form a bed for streets and railroads

    Synonyms:
    light ballast, ballast resistor, barretter

  3. ballast(noun)

    an attribute that tends to give stability in character and morals; something that steadies the mind or feelings

    Synonyms:
    light ballast, ballast resistor, barretter

  4. ballast resistor, ballast, barretter(noun)

    a resistor inserted into a circuit to compensate for changes (as those arising from temperature fluctuations)

    Synonyms:
    ballast, light ballast, ballast resistor, barretter

  5. ballast, light ballast(verb)

    an electrical device for starting and regulating fluorescent and discharge lamps

    Synonyms:
    ballast, light ballast, ballast resistor, barretter

  6. ballast(verb)

    make steady with a ballast

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ballast(n.)

    Synonyms:
    weight (for steadiness), ballasting

  2. ballast(n.)

    Synonyms:
    prudence, discretion, judgment, sense, wisdom, TACT, GUMPTION, common sense

  3. ballast(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    put ballast into

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

ballasts, ballasting, lastra

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. ballast

    Synonyms:
    See Isomeric ballast


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