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  • a. - Any heavy substance, as stone, iron, etc., put into the hold to sink a vessel in the water to such a depth as to prevent capsizing.
  • a. - Any heavy matter put into the car of a balloon to give it steadiness.
  • a. - Gravel, broken stone, etc., laid in the bed of a railroad to make it firm and solid.
  • a. - The larger solids, as broken stone or gravel, used in making concrete.
  • a. - Fig.: That which gives, or helps to maintain, uprightness, steadiness, and security.
  • v. t. - To steady, as a vessel, by putting heavy substances in the hold.


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