ballast weight


ballast weight
балластный груз

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  • Ballast — may mean: Objects: * Ballast tanks, a device used on ships and submarines and other submersibles to control buoyancy and stability * Ballast weights, metallic plates used to bring auto racing vehicles up to the minimum mandated weight *… …   Wikipedia

  • weight — [n1] heaviness adiposity, avoirdupois, ballast, burden, density, G factor*, gravity, gross, heft, heftiness, load, mass, measurement, net, ponderosity, ponderousness, poundage, pressure, substance, tonnage; concept 795 weight [n2] something used… …   New thesaurus

  • ballast — Weight installed in an airplane to ensure that the center of gravity is always within the permissible limits. In some aircraft, fuel is used as a ballast. This fuel, however, cannot be burned by the aircraft …   Aviation dictionary

  • ballast — [n] something giving balance balance, brace, bracket, counterbalance, counterweight, equilibrium, sandbag, stability, stabilizer, support, weight; concept 712 …   New thesaurus

  • weight — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. heaviness; heft; overweight, avoirdupois, tonnage, poundage; gravity; ballast; measurement; importance, influence; significance; pressure, load, burden. See quantity. v. ballast, load, burden; favor;… …   English dictionary for students

  • Ballast tractor — A ballast tractor is a heavy haulage road vehicle designed to pull or push heavy or exceptional loads. Unlike the tractor unit from an articulated trailer, the ballast tractor is designed or adapted to pull or push loads from a drawbar. By… …   Wikipedia

  • Ballast tank — A ballast tank is a compartment within a boat or ship, that holds water. A vessel may have a single ballast tank near its center or multiple ballast tanks typically on either side. A large vessel typically will have several ballast tanks… …   Wikipedia

  • ballast — Synonyms and related words: balance, break bulk, break out ballast, clear for action, clear the decks, consideration, counterbalance, counterpoise, counterweight, equipoise, equivalent, firm, firm up, freeze, give and take, hold, immobilize, keep …   Moby Thesaurus

  • ballast — [16] Originally, ballast appears to have meant literally ‘bare load’ – that is, a load carried by a ship simply for the sake of its weight, and without any commercial value. English probably acquired it, via Low German, from a Scandinavian… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • ballast — [16] Originally, ballast appears to have meant literally ‘bare load’ – that is, a load carried by a ship simply for the sake of its weight, and without any commercial value. English probably acquired it, via Low German, from a Scandinavian… …   Word origins

  • ballast — Any liquid or solid weight placed in a ship to change the trim, increase the draft, or to regulate the stability. Also see dry ballast lead ballast liquid ballast …   Dictionary of automotive terms