unballasted

un·bal·last·ed

 (ŭn-băl′ə-stĭd)
adj.
1. Not stabilized or properly stabilized by ballast.
2. Unsteady; wavering.

unballasted

(ʌnˈbæləstɪd)
adj
1. lacking ballast or stabilizing weight
2. unstable; unsteady
3. (of a railway line) not filled in with gravel or other materials
References in periodicals archive ?
First, the "Planter Poet", John Hewitt, in Ars Poetica: Press on the thought until every word is proved By evidence of sense; let no phrase fly Unballasted, but high as trees are high That hold the sap still to the utmost leaf: Only of what you've cherished claim you loved.
Railroads in the South in 1861 were of many gauges, of limited rolling stock, and running on lightweight bar-iron track on unballasted ties.
The run was made in good time, considering that about fifteen miles at the Edmonton end is unballasted, the train reaching the end of the track, about a mile from the south bank of the Saskatchewan, about 7 p.
Code 2 is restricted and requires testing power at the PTO, hydraulic power and lift force, and drawbar power and fuel consumption of an unballasted tractor.