Translation of ballast in Spanish:
- 1.1 [Aviation/Aviación] [Nautical/Náutica] lastre (masculine)Example sentences
Example sentences1.2 (counterbalance) contrapeso (masculine) 1.3 (for road, railroad bed) balasto (masculine), cascajo (masculine); (for concrete) grava (feminine), gravilla (feminine)
- Many ships discharge their ballast and bilge during loading and unloading because many Black Sea ports lack reception facilities.
- The bilges are firm and ballast is low which makes for a stiff boat that stands up well to a blow.
- The shells could have been brought back as ballast on ships or collected by sailors or travelers for their wives, daughters, or friends.
- It is obvious that the ‘cancer’ shields were actually invented to add weight to phones in order that they would be more effective when used as ballast in hot air balloons.
- Either he carries more ballast, or his glider/harness has less drag than the ATOS C with me or Johann on it.
- It's almost twice as heavy as lead, so it's great for armour plating, radiation shielding, ballast in missiles and aircraft counterweights.
- Some 97,000 tonnes of stone were transported in and 10,000 tonnes of ballast laid along the track bed.
- The area developed with the founding of the town of Katoomba in the 1860s to supply quarried ballast to the railways.
- They are also used, to a more limited extent, for railway ballast.
- To transfer the weight of the ballast and the box girder to the longitudinal central beam that anchors the stays, vertical posttensioning has been provided in the fin walls.
- As well, Mr. MacAdam confirms that he advised the plaintiffs to engage a roofing consultant to give an opinion on the adequacy of the roof flashings and the roofing ballast.
- It was built from a combination of heavyweight concrete and steel ballast to develop the required weight.
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