Meaning of BALLAST in English

BALLAST

I . n.

1.

Weight ( for steadiness ), ~ing, filling, packing.

2.

Steadiness, consistency, stability, equipoise, balance, self-control, considerateness, foresight, prudence, discretion, judgment, sense, good sense, sound sense.

II . v. a.

1.

Put ~ into.

2.

Render firm or steadfast, etc. See the noun, under 2.

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