Thesaurus / ballasted
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

That man died a hundred times in the ten minutes wherein we ballasted him.
He was very sure that any boat would behave badly if rigged and ballasted as the Goldwing was.
ALL ADRIFTOLIVER OPTIC
On this occasion she carried, besides, a little parachute, ballasted by a firework terminating in a ball with silver rain.
They usually resulted in his being hand-cuffed and ballasted by a ball and chain, or confined in a filthy cell.
THE SECRET SERVICE.ALBERT D. RICHARDSON
If not ballasted, the vessel would not be sufficiently immersed, and would change its position every moment.
The track is smoothed and weeded and ballasted as if it were the London and North-Western.
MY AFRICAN JOURNEYWINSTON CHURCHILL
The track is ballasted with nine hundredweight of limestone chips, and the gauge is six inches.
They built and bedded the cross-ties on the snow, ballasted with snow, and ran over that track until spring without an accident.
Then sometime later the road-bed is ballasted and the line made ready for heavy operation.
THE MODERN RAILROADEDWARD HUNGERFORD
She ballasted the boat, and for Bompard she was something to lean against.
THE BEACH OF DREAMSH. DE VERE STACPOOLE