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Ballast

Ballast

1. To steady, as a vessel, by putting heavy substances in the hold.

2. To fill in, as the bed of a railroad, with gravel, stone, etc, in order to make it firm and solid.

3. To keep steady; to steady, morally. 'T is charity must ballast the heart. (Hammond)

Origin: Ballasted; Ballasting.


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... mentioned you did not believe in the alien species....YOU SHOULD!!!! THEY ARE HAVING BIG-ARSE PROBLEMS WITH IT ALL OVER THE PLACE....EXAMPLE SHIPS BALLAST WATER!!! (anyway Nad, Hell, I may have read your statement wrong andyway...) Talk at you tomorrow.....Please don;t leave us, OKAY?????? **************************************** ...

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... but yes, Cyano is a big problem in our waters. I mean big. But you know what? something I said a while back and not a soul commented on was the ballast of the ships. Boy, they carry these things from one side of the world and zia-zag back and forth to the other side of the world. the ships break ...

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... plants, etc., it would help tremendoulsly. And mark my word, It might be a while, but I think we will also see: 1. More excuses that the Ships Ballast water has caused what we have. 2. That somehow a train will be involved.....(in this escaping) 3. A crate (like our beloved Helen wrote about ...

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... Tam, something else that no one commented on that I think is well worth looking into..... Is the harmful alien species that get into the ship's Ballast water.... It is either really important, or the Gov't's that be will make it seem like it is...... 2 more things.....I just am shocked with ...

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... plants are so bad....... The pesticide run off into the estuaries are really a bigger problem than one realizes. Mix this with the contaminated ballast from the ships and you got yourself one ugly looking micro organism. Have a good day......do they even exist anymore? This is sad and we need ...

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Thu May 11, 2006 4:39 pm
 
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