ballast Meaning and Definition

Urdu Meanings

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جہاز کو متوازن کرنے والا وزنی سامان

jahaz ko mutawazan karnay wala wazni samaan

View English Meanings of: jahazkomutawazankarnaywalawaznisamaan


English definition for ballast

1. n. any heavy material used to stabilize a ship or airship

2. n. an electrical device for starting and regulating fluorescent and discharge lamps

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

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

5. n. coarse gravel laid to form a bed for streets and railroads

6. v. make steady with a ballast

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Ballast is material that is used to provide stability to a vehicle or structure. Ballast, other than cargo, may be placed in a vehicle, often a ship or the gondola of a balloon or airship, to provide stability.
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