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Definition of "ballasting" [bal•last•ing]

  • Present participle of ballast. (verb)
  • That which is used for steadying anything; ballast. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "ballasting" in a sentence
  • "One reason for deferring the masonry work as well as the ballasting was the inability to handle the necessary supplies."
  • "Much critical inquiry is directed to the propriety of Arthur's jib, or the necessity of "ballasting" or pouring a little molten lead into Edward's keel."
  • "The solution: to pack my tail—so to speak—with ballasting weights to compensate for any bothersome air pockets."
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