Synonyms and Antonyms for ballast

1. ballast (n.)

any heavy material used to stabilize a ship or airship

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2. ballast (v.)

make steady with a ballast

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3. ballast (n.)

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

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4. ballast (n.)

an electrical device for starting and regulating fluorescent and discharge lamps

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5. ballast (n.)

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

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6. ballast (n.)

coarse gravel laid to form a bed for streets and railroads

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