Unballast
Unballast Un*bal"last, a. Not ballasted. [Obs. & R.] --Addison. [1913 Webster]

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  • Unballast — Un*bal last, v. t. [1st pref. un + ballast.] To free from ballast; to discharge ballast from. Totten. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unballast — un·ballast …   English syllables

  • unballast — |ən+ transitive verb Etymology: un (II) + ballast : to remove ballast from …   Useful english dictionary

  • Unballasted — Un*bal last*ed, a. 1. [Properly p. p. unballast.] Freed from ballast; having discharged ballast. [1913 Webster] 2. [Pref. un not + ballasted.] Not furnished with ballast; not kept steady by ballast; unsteady; as, unballasted vessels; unballasted… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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