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Ballast

Written by; Joy Smithers / TCCN Staff Writer
Added on: Sun Jun 28 2009

  


Ballast is any type of material that is used solely to make some other entity work properly. For example, ballast on a ship is used to control the ship’s buoyancy and stability. Ballast in a light fixture stabilizes current flow.

  

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