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ballasting

See definition of ballasting on Dictionary.com
  • as inload
  • as inpoise
  • as instabilize

synonyms for ballasting

  • carry
  • cram
  • fill
  • lade
  • pack
  • pile
  • stack
  • store
  • stuff
  • arrange
  • ballast
  • bear
  • charge
  • chock
  • choke
  • containerize
  • flood
  • freight
  • glut
  • gorge
  • heap
  • jam
  • lumber
  • mass
  • oversupply
  • place
  • stow
  • surfeit
  • swamp
  • top
  • weigh
  • weight
  • heap up
  • pile it on
  • pile up
  • pour in
  • put aboard
  • ram in
  • top off
  • weigh down
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antonyms for ballasting

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  • use
  • abstain
  • diet
  • disarrange
  • disorder
  • fast
  • lose
  • aid
  • assist
  • benefit
  • bless
  • help
  • relieve
  • unburden
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How to use ballasting in a sentence

He has tacked that attachment notice onto a poor innocent old car filled with ballasting cinders.
BOUND TO SUCCEEDALLEN CHAPMAN
Very imperfect grading and ballasting was done in the hasty building of this road.
TEN YEARS IN THE RANKS, U.S. ARMYAUGUSTUS MEYERS
We found them at the landing, ballasting the boat with stones and getting on their oil-skins.
OUR JOURNEY TO THE HEBRIDESJOSEPH PENNELL AND ELIZABETH ROBINS PENNELL
Fine concrete gutters along the curves, such ballasting as one sees on the North-Western Railway.
SKETCHES OF THE EAST AFRICA CAMPAIGNROBERT VALENTINE DOLBEY
The writer seems to look upon ballasting and calking as identical operations.
A JOURNAL OF THE FIRST VOYAGE OF VASCO DA GAMA 1497-1499UNKNOWN
Late in June the last rails were laid and the ballasting, such as it was, was well under way.
THE RAINY DAY RAILROAD WARHOLMAN DAY
A large number of men were shoveling the gravel onto flat cars, to be hauled on the line of the railroad for ballasting the track.
THE WHITE ROSE OF MEMPHISWILLIAM C. FALKNER
In the permanent way and ballasting, the reduction will be about one-half.
THE LIFE OF ISAMBARD KINGDOM BRUNEL, CIVIL ENGINEERISAMBARD BRUNEL
Meanwhile, others had been ballasting the boat with boulders from the beach.
A KUT PRISONERH. C. W. BISHOP
In the second place, there was the return from Herm, a journey which was rendered more difficult by a heavy ballasting of stones.
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