Words Like BALLAST

We have put together a list of words that are similar to BALLAST.

14 Alternative Words Similar to ballast

1 Barretter Noun      Synonym Words Like Barretter
2 Attribute Noun      Synonym Words Like Attribute
3 Gravel Noun      Synonym Words Like Gravel
4 Matter Noun      Synonym Words Like Matter
5 Resistance Noun      Synonym Words Like Resistance
6 Substance Noun      Synonym Words Like Substance
7 Brace Verb      Synonym Words Like Brace
8 Stabilise Verb      Synonym Words Like Stabilise
9 Stabilize Verb      Synonym Words Like Stabilize
10 Steady Verb      Synonym Words Like Steady
11 Ballasted Verb-transitive      Form
12 Ballasting Verb-transitive      Form
13 Stuff Noun      Hypernym Words Like Stuff
14 Material Noun      Hypernym Words Like Material

10 definitions of ballast

1 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 Any heavy matter put into the car of a balloon to give it steadiness.
3 Gravel, broken stone, etc., laid in the bed of a railroad to make it firm and solid.
4 The larger solids, as broken stone or gravel, used in making concrete.
5 Fig.: That which gives, or helps to maintain, uprightness, steadiness, and security.
6 To steady, as a vessel, by putting heavy substances in the hold.
7 To fill in, as the bed of a railroad, with gravel, stone, etc., in order to make it firm and solid.
8 To keep steady; to steady, morally.
9 any heavy material used to stabilize a ship or airship
10 an attribute that tends to give stability in character and morals; something that steadies the mind or feelings
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