Ground

An edge or surface that was smoothed by abrasion.

ground

  1. the solid part of the earth's surface
  2. a rational motive for a belief or action
  3. the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface
  4. a relation that provides the foundation for something
  5. a position to be won or defended in battle (or as if in battle)
  6. material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to......

    Ground

    Refers to electricity's habit of seeking the shortest route to earth. Neutral wires carry it there in all circuits. An additional grounding wire or the sheathing of the metal-clad cable or conduit protects against shock if the neutral leg is interrupted.
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20933

    Ground

    The bed of the sea.
    Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_nautical_terms

    Ground

    ('ground the club, grounding the club') the act of touching the club to the ground (earth)
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    ground

    (from the article `drawing`) ...some of these, to be sure, another dimension is introduced through indentations that give the visual effect of lines.) Ever since the 15th ... The ground (i.e., the inert paint layer covering the support below the painting itself) can ordinarily be regarded for conservation purposes as part ... Etching...
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    ground

    (ground) a path of conduction from an electrical circuit to the earth. to connect an electrical circuit or electrical equipment to the earth. zero electrical potential.
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001

    ground

    [n] - a position to be won or defended in battle (or as if in battle) 2. [n] - a relatively homogeneous percept extending back of the figure on which attention is focused 3. [n] - a connection between an electrical device and the earth (which is a zero voltage) 4. [n] - (art) the surface (as a wall or canvas) prepared to take the...
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    Ground

    • (n.) A composition in which the bass, consisting of a few bars of independent notes, is continually repeated to a varying melody. • (n.) That surface upon which the figures of a composition are set, and which relieves them by its plainness, being either of one tint or of tints but slightly contrasted with one another; as, crimson Bowers...
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    ground

    noun a connection between an electrical device and a large conducting body, such as the earth (which is taken to be at zero voltage)
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    ground

    noun a position to be won or defended in battle (or as if in battle); `they gained ground step by step`; `they fought to regain the lost ground`
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    Ground

    [unit] A ground is a unit of area used in India approximately equal to 203 square metres (2,185 ft²). After metrication in the mid-20th century, the unit is being phased out. However, it is still popular in Real Estate parlance. One ground is commonly taken as 2400 square feet and approximately one half ground is used as a small and standa...
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    Ground

    Ground (ground) noun [ Middle English ground , grund , Anglo-Saxon grund ; akin to Dutch grond , Old Saxon , G., Swedish , & Danish grund , Icelandic grunnr bottom, Goth. grundus (in composition); perhaps orig. meaning, dust, gravel, and if so perhaps ...
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    Ground

    Ground imperfect & past participle of Grind . Ground cock , a cock, the plug of which is ground into its seat, as distinguished from a compression cock. Knight. -- Ground glass , glass the transparency of which has been destroyed by having its surface roughe...
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    Ground

    Ground intransitive verb To run aground; to strike the bottom and remain fixed; as, the ship grounded on the bar.
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    GROUND

    1. A substance applied to a painting or drawing support in preparation for the pigmented material.
    Found on http://www.modernsculpture.com/glossary.htm

    Ground

    1. An electrical term meaning to connect to the earth. 2. A conducting connection, whether intentional or accidental by which an electric circuit, or equipment, is connected to the earth or some conducting body that serves in place of the earth.
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    Ground

    1. The electrical neutral line having the same potential as the surrounding earth. 2. The negative side of DC power supply. 3. Reference point for an electrical system.
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    ground

    1. The surface of the earth; the outer crust of the globe, or some indefinite portion of it. 'There was not a man to till the ground.' (Gen. Ii. 5) 'The fire ran along upon the ground.' (Ex. Ix. 23) Hence: ... A floor or pavement supposed to rest upon the earth. ... 2. Any definite portion of the earth's surface; region; territory; country. Hence: ...
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    Ground

    A conducting path, whether intended or unintended, between an electric circuit or equipment and the earth or some other conductor.
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    ground

    A device used to protect the user of any electrical system or appliance from shock.
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    Ground

    A device used to protect the user of any electrical system or appliance from shock.
    Found on https://energy.gov/eere/energybasics/articles/glossary-energy-related-terms

    Ground

    A large conducting body, such as the earth or the steel frame of a building or the hull of a ship, used as a return path for electric currents and as an arbitrary zero reference point.
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20684

    Ground

    A term that describes anything having an electrical potential of zero relative to other points in a
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    Ground

    An electrical conductor that is neither negatively or positively charged.
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