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Ballast (Ships) (Qpiyb)

Definition
Water or other material deposited in the hold or tanks in a vessel to provide sufficient immersion in the water. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Use For
Ballast water
Broader Term
Suspension system components (Qpiy)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Ballast tanks (Qpiyc)
Pylons (Qpiyg)
Shock absorbers (Qpiyn)
Snubbers (Qpiyp)
Springs (Vehicles) (Qpiyr)
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