Meanings of Ground and
Meanings of ground
1) Airline consulting
Aviation ground support
2) The surface of the earth; the outer crust of the globe, or some indefinite portion of it.
3) A floor or pavement supposed to rest upon the earth.
4) Land; estate; possession; field; esp. (pl.), the gardens, lawns, fields, etc., belonging to a homestead; as, the grounds of the estate are well kept.
5) The basis on which anything rests; foundation. Hence: The foundation of knowledge, belief, or conviction; a premise, reason, or datum; ultimate or first principle; cause of existence or occurrence; originating force or agency; as, the ground of my hope.
6) 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 on a white ground.
7) In sculpture, a flat surface upon which figures are raised in relief.
8) In point lace, the net of small meshes upon which the embroidered pattern is applied; as, Brussels ground. See Brussels lace, under Brussels.
9) A gummy composition spread over the surface of a metal to be etched, to prevent the acid from eating except where an opening is made by the needle.
10) One of the pieces of wood, flush with the plastering, to which moldings, etc., are attached; usually in the plural.
11) A composition in which the bass, consisting of a few bars of independent notes, is continually repeated to a varying melody.
12) The tune on which descants are raised; the plain song.
13) A conducting connection with the earth, whereby the earth is made part of an electrical circuit.
14) Sediment at the bottom of liquors or liquids; dregs; lees; feces; as, coffee grounds.
15) The pit of a theater.
16) To lay, set, or run, on the ground.
17) To found; to fix or set, as on a foundation, reason, or principle; to furnish a ground for; to fix firmly.
18) To instruct in elements or first principles.
19) To connect with the ground so as to make the earth a part of an electrical circuit.
20) To cover with a ground, as a copper plate for etching (see Ground, n., or as paper or other materials with a uniform tint as a preparation for ornament.
21) To run aground; to strike the bottom and remain fixed; as, the ship grounded on the bar.
22) Imp. p. p. of Grind.
23) The first or preliminary
coat of paint or size applied to a surface
24) (Art) the surface (as a wall or canvas) prepared to take the paint for a painting
25) A connection between an electrical device and the earth (which is a zero voltage)
26) A relatively homogeneous percept extending back of the figure on which attention is focused
27) The part of a scene (or picture) that lies behind objects in the foreground; "he posed her against a background of rolling hills"
28) 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"
29) A rational motive for a belief or action; "the reason that war was declared"; "the grounds for their declaration"
30) The solid part of the earth's surface; "the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land"; "the earth shook for several minutes"; "he dropped the logs on the ground"
31) Material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which
plants can grow (especially
with reference to its quality or use); "the land had never been plowed"; "good agricultural
32) A relation that provides the foundation for something; "they were on a friendly footing"; "he worked on an interim basis"
33) The loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface; "they dug into the earth outside the church"
34) Use as a basis for; found on; "base a claim on some observation"
35) Instruct someone in the fundamentals of a subject
36) Connect to a ground; "ground the electrical connections for safety reasons"
37) Fix firmly and stably; "anchor the lamppost in concrete"
38) Cover with a primer; apply a primer to
39) Hit onto the ground
40) Hit a groundball; "he grounded to the second baseman"
41) Throw to the ground in order to stop play and avoid being tackled behind the line of scrimmage
42) Place or put on the ground
43) Confine or restrict to the ground; "After
the accident, they grounded the plane and the pilot"
44) Hit or reach the ground
45) Bring to the ground; "the storm grounded the ship"
46) Broken or pounded into small fragments; used of e.g. ore or stone; "paved
with crushed bluestone"; "ground glass is used as an abrasive"
Meanings of Earth
1) The globe or planet which we inhabit; the world, in distinction from the sun, moon, or stars. Also, this world as the dwelling place of mortals, in distinction from the dwelling place of spirits.
2) The solid materials which make up the globe, in distinction
from the air or water; the dry land.
3) The softer inorganic matter composing part of the surface of the globe, in distinction
from the firm rock; soil of all kinds, including gravel, clay, loam, and the like; sometimes, soil favorable to the growth of plants; the visible surface of the globe; the ground; as, loose earth; rich earth.
4) A part of this globe; a region; a country; land.
things, as opposed to spiritual things; the pursuits, interests, and allurements of this life.
6) The people on the globe.
earthy-looking metallic oxide, as alumina, glucina, zirconia, yttria, and thoria.
8) A similar oxide, having a slight alkaline reaction, as lime, magnesia, strontia, baryta.
9) A hole in the ground, where an animal hides himself; as, the earth of a fox.
10) To hide, or cause to hide, in the earth; to chase into a burrow or den.
11) To cover with earth or mold; to inter; to bury; sometimes with up.
12) To burrow.
13) A plowing.
14) a connection between an electrical device and the earth (which is a zero voltage)
concerns of the world as distinguished from heaven and the afterlife; "they consider the church to be independent of the world"
16) The abode of mortals (as contrasted with heaven or hell); "it was hell on earth"
17) The 3rd planet from the sun; the planet on which we live; "the Earth moves
around the sun"; "he sailed around the world"
18) The solid part of the earth's surface; "the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land"; "the earth shook for several minutes"; "he dropped the logs on the ground"
19) The loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface; "they dug into the earth outside the church"
20) Once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)
21) Connect to the earth; "earth the circuit"
22) Hide in the earth like a hunted animal