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Detailed Translations for ballast from English to Spanish


ballast [the ~] noun

  1. the ballast
    el lastre; la zahorra; la carga inútil

Translation Matrix for ballast:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
carga inútil ballast
lastre ballast cargo; freight; load; shipment
zahorra ballast
- ballast resistor; barretter; light ballast

Related Words for "ballast":

  • ballasts

Synonyms for "ballast":

Related Definitions for "ballast":

  1. any heavy material used to stabilize a ship or airship1
  2. an electrical device for starting and regulating fluorescent and discharge lamps1
  3. a resistor inserted into a circuit to compensate for changes (as those arising from temperature fluctuations)1
  4. an attribute that tends to give stability in character and morals; something that steadies the mind or feelings1
  5. coarse gravel laid to form a bed for streets and railroads1
  6. make steady with a ballast1

Wiktionary Translations for ballast:

  1. to stabilize a ship with ballast
  1. electronics
  2. material laid to form a bed for a road
  3. anything that steadies emotion or mind
  4. heavy material placed in the hold of a vessel

Cross Translation:
ballast lastre Ballast — Stoff oder Bauteil, das für seine Größe vergleichsweise schwer ist und zur Stabilisierung des Objektes, auf welchem es geladen ist (z.B. auf Schiffen, Ballonen, U-Booten und anderen Tauchfahrzeugen) dient