Definition of Light ballast

1. Noun. An electrical device for starting and regulating fluorescent and discharge lamps.

Exact synonyms: Ballast
Generic synonyms: Electrical Device



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Light Ballast

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light-of-love
light-off temperature
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light-sensitive
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light at the end of the tunnel
light ballast (current term)
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Literary usage of Light ballast

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1. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People by Chambers, W. and R., publ (1876)
"The air-chambers and the light ballast render sinking impossible ; the keel nearly prevents capsizing, and rectifies it, if it does happen ; while the ..."

2. Hawaii; Its People, Climate and Resources by Daniel Logan (1903)
"The Honolulu Marine Railway, owned by the government but leased to Sorenson & Lyle, shipwrights, has a capacity for ships of 1700 tons in light ballast, ..."

3. The Roswell Report: Fact Vs. Fiction in the New Mexico Desert by Richard L. Weaver (1997)
"For light ballast weights the lower ring is moved away from the base (K) (to the right on the diagram), and for heavy ballast weights it is moved toward the ..."

4. Maintenance of Way and Structures by William Clyde Willard (1915)
"A light ballast under heavy traffic must be deep and shouldered out well beyond the ends of the ties. From all available data, it appears that, ..."

5. Maintenance of Way and Structures by William Clyde Willard (1915)
"A light ballast under heavy traffic must be deep and shouldered out well beyond the ends of the ties. From all available data, it appears that, ..."

6. Camping and Cruising in Florida by James Alexander Henshall (1884)
"Coming outside here we found a heavy sea running, catching us on the port quarter, but the Rambler, very buoyant in light ballast, and being under full sail ..."

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