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ลองค้นหาคำในรูปแบบอื่นๆ เพื่อให้ได้ผลลัพธ์มากขึ้นหรือน้อยลง: -ground-, *ground*.
English-Thai: Longdo Dictionary
ground(vt) กริยารูปอดีตของ grind แปลว่า บด ลับ(มีด)เช่น Mix together ground ham and ground pork with other ingredients.
battle ground(n) สนามรบ, สมรภูมิ
have one's feet on the groundยืนบนลำแข้งของตนเอง เช่น Don't worry about him. He has his feet on the ground.

English-Thai: Longdo Dictionary (UNAPPROVED version -- use with care )
ground (vt) กักบริเวณ
ground layering (n) typical propagation technique where the original plants are set in the ground with the stem nearly horizontal, which forces side buds to grow upward. After that the original stem is buried up to the tip. At the end , the side branches will have rooted, and can be separated
ground rod (n ) หลักดิน (เกี่ยวข้องกับระบบป้องกันไฟฟ้าดูด ฟ้าผ่า)
groundbreaker (n ) ผู้บุกเบิก
See also: S. pioneer,
groundbreaking (adj ) สร้างการค้นพบใหม่ หรือ การใช้วิธีการใหม่
See also: R. groundbreaker
groundcover (n ) พืชคลุมดิน
grounded (adj) โดนกักบริเวณ
groundskeeper[กราวนซฺ-คีป-เปอรฺ] (n ) คนดูแลสนาม, คนดูแลสวน, คนดูแลที่ดิน
See also: S. groundkeeper, groundsman, R. gardener
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groundswells (n) ความเห็นของคนส่วนใหญ่

English-Thai: NECTEC's Lexitron-2 Dictionary [with local updates]
ground    [N] ผิวดิน, See also: ผิวโลก, พื้นดิน, พื้น, Syn. sand, soil
ground    [N] สนาม, Syn. field, territory
ground    [N] เหตุผล, See also: สาเหตุ, Syn. reason, rationale
ground    [N] หัวเรื่อง, See also: เรื่อง
ground    [N] พื้นหลัง, See also: ภูมิหลัง, Syn. background
ground    [N] ก้นทะเล / แม่น้ำ / ทะเลสาบ
ground    [VT] วางที่พื้น, See also: วางพื้น, Syn. floor
ground    [VT] ให้พื้นฐาน, See also: ฝึกสอนพื้นฐานให้, Syn. educate, train
ground    [VT] สร้าง, See also: ก่อตั้ง, Syn. establish, found
ground    [VT] ต่อสายดิน, See also: ต่อสายลงพื้น

อังกฤษ-ไทย: ศัพท์บัญญัติราชบัณฑิตยสถาน [เชื่อมโยงจาก royin.go.th แบบอัตโนมัติและผ่านการปรับแก้]
ground๑. มูล, มูลเหตุ๒. พื้นฐาน [นิติศาสตร์ ๑๑ มี.ค. ๒๕๔๕]
groundพื้น [ศิลปะ ๑๑ มี.ค. ๒๕๔๕]
ground coverพืชคลุมดิน [พฤกษศาสตร์ ๑๘ ก.พ. ๒๕๔๕]
ground for divorceเหตุฟ้องหย่า [นิติศาสตร์ ๑๑ มี.ค. ๒๕๔๕]
ground meristemเนื้อเยื่อเจริญพื้น [พฤกษศาสตร์ ๑๘ ก.พ. ๒๕๔๕]
ground moraineกองตะกอนธารน้ำแข็งพื้นธาร [ธรณีวิทยา๑๔ ม.ค. ๒๕๔๖]
ground of actionมูลคดี, มูลฟ้อง [ดู gist of action] [นิติศาสตร์ ๑๑ มี.ค. ๒๕๔๕]
ground of the voidabilityมูลเหตุแห่งโมฆียกรรม [นิติศาสตร์ ๑๑ มี.ค. ๒๕๔๕]
ground rentค่าตอบแทนการเช่าที่ดินระยะยาว (เพื่อปลูกสร้างอาคาร) [นิติศาสตร์ ๑๑ มี.ค. ๒๕๔๕]
ground risksการเสี่ยงภัยระหว่างจอด [ประกันภัย ๒ มี.ค. ๒๕๔๕]

อังกฤษ-ไทย: คลังศัพท์ไทย โดย สวทช.
groundสายดิน, ดู earth [พจนานุกรมศัพท์ สสวท.]
Groundภาคพื้นดิน, [การแพทย์]
Ground cover plantsพืชคลุมดิน [TU Subject Heading]
Ground Dwellersปลวกอาศัยอยู่ในดิน [การแพทย์]
Ground Faultลัดวงจรลงดิน [การแพทย์]
Ground Fault Interuptersเครื่องตัดวงจรเมื่อกระแสไฟฟ้าลัดวงจรลงดิน [การแพทย์]
Ground Fire ไฟใต้ดิน
ไฟป่าชนิดหนึ่งที่ไหม้พวกอินทรียวัตถุ ที่สลายตัวแล้วและที่กำลังสลายตัวเหนือผิวดิน (duff) ในป่า หรือสวนป่า บางครั้งไฟนี้ลามไหม้พวกรากไม้ด้วย [สิ่งแวดล้อม]
Ground Floor พื้นที่อาคาร
พื้นที่สำหรับนำไปคำนวณหาอัตราส่วนพื้นที่ อาคาร ต่อพื้นที่ ซึ่งไม่รวมถึงพื้นดาดฟ้า บันได นอกหลังคา พื้นที่ติดตั้งเครื่องจักรกลต่างๆ เท่าที่จำเป็น [สิ่งแวดล้อม]
Ground Fog หมอกพื้นดิน
มีความหมายอย่างเดียวกับหมอกที่เกิดจากการแผ่ รังสี ดู (radiation fog) หมอกชนิดนี้แม้ว่าจะค่อนข้างทึบ แต่ก็อาจจะพอมองเห็นดวงดาวได้ใน เวลากลางคืน และมองเห็นดวงอาทิตย์ได้ในเวลากลางวัน เนื่องจาก มีขอบเขตในทางสูงไม่มากนัก [สิ่งแวดล้อม]
Ground fogหมอกพื้นดิน [อุตุนิยมวิทยา]

ตัวอย่างประโยคจาก Tanaka JP-EN Corpus
groundA dry leaf fell to the ground.
groundA few months later they return to their breeding grounds in the Arctic.
groundGo up to ground level at exit B2.
groundWhen the flight crew has their aircraft under control, everything is working normally and yet it still crashes into the ground, that's CFIT.
groundThis is holy ground.
groundThe glass crashed to the ground.
groundThis ground belongs to the school.
groundThis park used to be a hunting ground for a noble family.
groundThis kind of shoe is apt to slip on wet ground.
groundThese houses were burnt down to the ground by the enemy.

English-Thai: HOPE Dictionary [with local updates]
ground(เกราดฺ) n. พื้น,พื้นดิน,ดิน,ที่ดิน,สนาม,สถานที่,บริเวณ,เขต,เรื่องราว,หัวเรื่อง,ท้องน้ำ,ท้องทะเล,ก้นน้ำ,หลักฐาน,พื้นฐาน,เหตุ,ที่มั่น,หลักฐานอ้างอิง,ที่มั่น. v. กริยาช่อง 2 และ 3ของgrind adj. บดเป็นผง,บดแล้ว -above ground มีชีวิต. -below ground ตายและฝัง. -h
ground lizardแย้
ground ruleหลักความประพฤติขั้นพื้นฐาน
ground squirrelกระรอกทั่วไป
ground stateภาวะที่มีพลังงานน้อยที่สุด ของอนุภาค
ground wireสายดิน
ground zeroจุดบนพื้นผิวโลกหรือน้ำที่ระเบิดปรมาณูระเบิด ตำแหน่งที่ลูกระเบิดปรมาณูระเบิด
groundless(เกราดฺ'ลิส) adj. ไร้เหตุผล,ไม่มีมูลเหตุ., See also: groundlessness n., Syn. unreasonable
groundling(เกราดฺ'ลิง) n. พืชหรือสัตว์ที่อาศัยอยู่บนพื้นดิน,ปลาที่อาศัยอยู่ใต้น้ำ,คนที่หยาบคาย,คนป่า,คนชั้นต่ำ
groundman(-'เมิน) n. คนดูแลสนามกีฬา

English-Thai: Nontri Dictionary
ground(n) พื้นดิน,ดิน,มูลฐาน,ที่มั่น,หลักฐาน,รากฐาน,ที่ดิน
ground(vt) ติดแน่น,วางรากฐาน,ลงหลัก,ตั้งมั่น,ปัก
ground(vt) pt และ pp ของ grind
groundless(adj) ไม่มีหลักฐาน,ไม่มีเหตุผล
groundling(n) ไม้เลื้อย,พืชชั้นต่ำ,คนชั้นต่ำ,คนป่า
grounds(n) บริเวณ,เขต,สถานที่,สนาม,ตะกอน,ท้องทะเล
groundwork(n) รากฐาน,พื้นฐาน
aground(adv) บนบก,บนพื้นดิน,เกยฝั่ง, เกยตื้น,เกยหาด
background(n) ภูมิหลัง,พื้นหลัง,ประวัติ,ข้างหลัง
foreground(n) พื้นหน้า,ส่วนหน้า,ตอนหน้า,ภาพที่อยู่ใกล้

Thai-English: NECTEC's Lexitron-2 Dictionary [with local updates]
ชั้นล่าง    [N] ground floor, See also: first floor, Syn. ชั้นหนึ่ง
ผืนดิน    [N] land, See also: ground, terra firma, earth, Syn. แผ่นดิน, Example: การปลูกพืชชนิดเดียวในเนื้อที่เดียวกันจะทำให้ความอุดมสมบูรณ์ของผืนดินหมดไป เนื่องจากพืชจะแย่งกันดูดแร่ธาตุอย่างเดียวกัน
มูล    [N] ground, See also: starting-point, source, Syn. เค้ามูล, มูลความ, มูลเหตุ, Example: เรื่องนี้คงมีมูลมาจากนักข่าวที่อาจฟังไม่รู้เรื่องแล้วเอาไปเขียนข่าว, Count unit: ข้อ, ประการ, เรื่อง, Thai definition: เค้าเดิมหรือต้นเหตุเดิมของเรื่องนั้น
รากฐาน    [N] foundation, See also: groundwork, base, basis, Example: หากรากฐานของสิ่งก่อสร้างไม่แข็งแรงจะทำให้สิ่งก่อสร้างนั้นมีอายุการใช้งานสั้นลง, Thai definition: สิ่งที่รองรับไว้ให้ต่อยอดขึ้นไปได้
แผ่นดิน [N] land, See also: ground, earth, terra firma, Syn. ผืนแผ่นดิน, พสุธา, พื้นพิภพ, ปฐพี, Example: ประเทศที่เป็นเกาะจะมีพื้นที่ที่เป็นแผ่นดินอยู่น้อยมาก, Count unit: แห่ง, ที่, Thai definition: พื้นดินของโลก
ภาคพื้นดิน    [N] ground, Example: สหรัฐเปิดฉากบุกภาคพื้นดินเพื่อขับไล่กองทหารอิรักออกจากคูเวต, Thai definition: ส่วนที่เป็นพื้นแผ่นดิน, ส่วนที่อยู่บนบก
เกย    [V] run aground, See also: ground, Syn. ติด, Example: น้ำพัดพาลูกของฉันซึ่งกำลังจะหมดแรง ขึ้นไปเกยหาดริมฝั่งห้วยอีกทางหนึ่ง, Thai definition: แล่นหรือเสือกขึ้นไปค้างอยู่พาดอยู่, ถูกซัดหรือลากขึ้นไปติดอยู่ ค้างอยู่
ข่าวยกเมฆ    [N] unfounded news, See also: groundless news, rumour, Syn. ข่าวไม่มีมูล, ข่าวโคมลอย, ข่าวเหลวไหล, Example: อย่าไปเชื่อลุงแดงนักเลย แกมีแต่ข่าวยกเมฆทั้งนั้น, Thai definition: เรื่องราวหรือเหตุการณ์ที่เป็นเรื่องแต่งขึ้นจึงไม่น่าเชื่อถือ
โคมลอย [ADJ] groundless, See also: baseless, unfounded, unjustified, idle, Syn. ไม่มีมูล, เหลวไหล, ไร้สาระ, Ant. มีสาระ, น่าเชื่อถือ, เชื่อถือได้, Example: อย่าไปเชื่อข่าวโคมลอยให้มันมากนักนะ ไม่ได้ก่อให้เกิดผลดีเลย
ปลาหน้าดิน    [N] ground fish, Syn. ปลาน้ำลึก, Example: ปลาเก๋าจัดเป็นปลาหน้าดินชนิดหนึ่งที่มีราคาแพงมาก, Count unit: ตัว, Thai definition: ปลาที่อาศัยอยู่ตามพื้นท้องทะเล

Thai-English-French: Volubilis Dictionary 1.0
แอ่ง[n.] (aeng) EN: depressed ground ; low-lying land ; shallow lake   FR: dépression [f] ; enfoncement [m]
บาดาล[adj.] (bādān) EN: underground ; subterranean ; groundwater   FR: souterrain
เบญจางคประดิษฐ์[n.] (benjāngkhapradit) EN: Thai mode of salutation using five parts of the body ; prostration in which the head, hands and feet touch the ground ; kowtow   FR: prosternement à la chinoise [m]
บริเวณวัด[n. prop.] (børiwēn wat) EN: temple ground   FR: enceinte d'un temple [f]
บุบ[v.] (bup) EN: be pounded lightly ; be distorted ; be dented out of shape ; be crushed lightly ; be ground into fragments   FR: être bosselé ; être cabossé
ฉากหลัง[n. exp.] (chāk lang) EN: background ; backdrop   
ชั้นล่าง [n.] (chan lāng) EN: downstairs ; ground floor ; first floor   FR: rez-de-chaussée [m]
ดิน[n.] (din) EN: earth ; ground ; soil   FR: terre [f] ; sol [m]
ดอน[n.] (døn) EN: highland ; high ground ; elevation ; prominence   FR: plateau [m] ; élévation [f] ; terre haute [f]
ฟ้าประดิษฐ์ [n. exp.] (fā pradit) EN: Ground-morning glory   

CMU English Pronouncing Dictionary
GROUND    G R AW1 N D
GROUNDS    G R AW1 N Z
GROUNDS    G R AW1 N D Z
GROUNDED    G R AW1 N D AH0 D
GROUNDHOG    G R AW1 N D HH AA2 G
GROUNDING    G R AW1 N D IH0 NG
GROUNDNUT    G R AW1 N D N AH2 T
GROUNDNUTS    G R AW1 N D N AH2 T S
GROUNDLING    G R AW1 N D L IH0 NG
GROUNDWORK    G R AW1 N D W ER2 K

Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary (pronunciation guide only)
ground    (v) (g r au1 n d)
grounds    (v) (g r au1 n d z)
grounded    (v) (g r au1 n d i d)
grounding    (v) (g r au1 n d i ng)
groundnut    (n) (g r au1 n d n uh t)
groundsel    (n) (g r au1 n s l)
groundings    (n) (g r au1 n d i ng z)
groundless    (j) (g r au1 n d l i s)
groundnuts    (n) (g r au1 n d n uh t s)
groundsman    (n) (g r au1 n d z m @ n)

German-English: TU-Chemnitz DING Dictionary
Parterre {n}ground floor; first floor [Am.] [Add to Longdo]
Grundzins {m}ground rent [Add to Longdo]
Grundriss {m}ground plan; horizontal projection; layout [Add to Longdo]
Fundament {n}ground work [Add to Longdo]
Erdantenne {f}ground aerial [Add to Longdo]
Erbbauzins {m}ground rent [Add to Longdo]
Bodenfrost {m}ground frost [Add to Longdo]
Grundlinie {f}ground line [Add to Longdo]
Grundfarbe {f}ground colour [Add to Longdo]
Basisplatte {f}ground plate [Add to Longdo]
Grundierung {f}ground coat; undercoat [Add to Longdo]
Mattscheibe {f}ground glass screen; matt screen [Add to Longdo]
Grundzustand {m}ground state [Add to Longdo]
Bodenschwelle {f}ground sill [Add to Longdo]
Einspruchsgrund {m}ground for opposition [Add to Longdo]
Erdschlussmelder {m}ground indicator [Add to Longdo]
Erdschlussprüfer {m}ground detector [Add to Longdo]
Gundermann {m} [bot.]ground ivy [Add to Longdo]
Bodendenkmalpflege {f}ground monument conservation; archaeological monument conservation [Add to Longdo]
Laufkäfer {m} [zool.]ground beetle [Add to Longdo]

Japanese-English: EDICT Dictionary
BGM[ビージーエム, bi-ji-emu] (n) background music; BGM; (P) [Add to Longdo]
あら挽き;粗碾き;粗挽き;粗びき;荒びき[あらびき, arabiki] (adj-no) coarsely ground (e.g. coffee, grain); minced (e.g. meat) [Add to Longdo]
いい事;好い事;良い事[いいこと, iikoto] (exp,n) (1) good thing; nice thing; (2) (usu. as 〜をいいことに(して)) good excuse; good grounds; good opportunity; (int) (3) (fem) interjection used to impress an idea or to urge a response [Add to Longdo]
くわ入れ式;鍬入れ式[くわいれしき, kuwaireshiki] (n) ground-breaking ceremony [Add to Longdo]
とて[, tote] (prt) (1) even; (2) even if; even though; (3) because of; on the grounds that [Add to Longdo]
アース[, a-su] (n) earth; (electrical) ground; (P) [Add to Longdo]
アースライン[, a-surain] (n) {comp} ground line; earth line [Add to Longdo]
アース線[アースせん, a-su sen] (n) ground (earth) wire; earthed line [Add to Longdo]
アース端子付きのACコンセント[アースたんしづきのエーシーコンセント, a-su tanshidukino e-shi-konsento] (n) {comp} grounded (or earthed) outlet [Add to Longdo]
アース端子付きプラグ[アースたんしづきプラグ, a-su tanshiduki puragu] (n) {comp} grounding (or grounded) type plug [Add to Longdo]

Chinese-English: CC-CEDICT Dictionary
土拨鼠[tǔ bō shǔ, ㄊㄨˇ ㄅㄛ ㄕㄨˇ, / ] groundhog [Add to Longdo]
地下水[dì xià shuǐ, ㄉㄧˋ ㄒㄧㄚˋ ㄕㄨㄟˇ, ] groundwater [Add to Longdo]
地对空导弹[dì duì kōng dǎo dàn, ㄉㄧˋ ㄉㄨㄟˋ ㄎㄨㄥ ㄉㄠˇ ㄉㄢˋ, / ] ground-to-air missile [Add to Longdo]
地面控制[dì miàn kòng zhì, ㄉㄧˋ ㄇㄧㄢˋ ㄎㄨㄥˋ ㄓˋ, ] ground control (of airborne or space operation) [Add to Longdo]
地面气压[dì miàn qì yā, ㄉㄧˋ ㄇㄧㄢˋ ㄑㄧˋ ㄧㄚ, / ] ground pressure [Add to Longdo]
基面[jī miàn, ㄐㄧ ㄇㄧㄢˋ, ] ground plane (in perspective drawing) [Add to Longdo]
奠基[diàn jī, ㄉㄧㄢˋ ㄐㄧ, ] groundbreaking; to lay foundation [Add to Longdo]
攻击机[gōng jī jī, ㄍㄨㄥ ㄐㄧ ㄐㄧ, / ] ground attack aircraft [Add to Longdo]
步行虫[bù xíng chóng, ㄅㄨˋ ㄒㄧㄥˊ ㄔㄨㄥˊ, / ] ground beetle [Add to Longdo]
破土典礼[pò tǔ diǎn lǐ, ㄆㄛˋ ㄊㄨˇ ㄉㄧㄢˇ ㄌㄧˇ, / ] ground breaking ceremony [Add to Longdo]

Japanese-English: COMPDICT Dictionary
アース[あーす, a-su] ground, earth [Add to Longdo]
アース端子付きのACコンセント[アースたんしづきのエーシーコンセント, a-su tanshidukino e-shi-konsento] grounded (or earthed) outlet [Add to Longdo]
アース端子付きプラグ[アースたんしづきプラグ, a-su tanshiduki puragu] grounding (or grounded) type plug [Add to Longdo]
グランド[ぐらんど, gurando] ground [Add to Longdo]
シャーシ接地[シャーシせっち, sha-shi secchi] chassis ground [Add to Longdo]
バックグラウンドジョブ[ばっくぐらうんどじょぶ, bakkuguraundojobu] background job [Add to Longdo]
バックグランド[ばっくぐらんど, bakkugurando] background [Add to Longdo]
フォアグランドジョブ[ふぉあぐらんどじょぶ, foagurandojobu] foreground job [Add to Longdo]
静止画像[せいしがぞう, seishigazou] background image, static image [Add to Longdo]
接地[せっち, secchi] ground (elec) [Add to Longdo]

Result from Foreign Dictionaries (6 entries found)

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  ground \ground\ (ground), n. [OE. ground, grund, AS. grund; akin
     to D. grond, OS., G., Sw., & Dan. grund, Icel. grunnr bottom,
     Goth. grundus (in composition); perh. orig. meaning, dust,
     gravel, and if so perh. akin to E. grind.]
     1. The surface of the earth; the outer crust of the globe, or
        some indefinite portion of it.
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              There was not a man to till the ground. --Gen. ii.
                                                    5.
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              The fire ran along upon the ground.   --Ex. ix. 23.
        Hence: A floor or pavement supposed to rest upon the
        earth.
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     2. Any definite portion of the earth's surface; region;
        territory; country. Hence: A territory appropriated to, or
        resorted to, for a particular purpose; the field or place
        of action; as, a hunting or fishing ground; a play ground.
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              From . . . old Euphrates, to the brook that parts
              Egypt from Syrian ground.             --Milton.
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     3. Land; estate; possession; field; esp. (pl.), the gardens,
        lawns, fields, etc., belonging to a homestead; as, the
        grounds of the estate are well kept.
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              Thy next design is on thy neighbor's grounds.
                                                    --Dryden. 4.
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     4. 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.
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     5. (Paint. & Decorative Art)
        (a) 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. See {Background}, {Foreground}, and
            {Middle-ground}.
        (b) In sculpture, a flat surface upon which figures are
            raised in relief.
        (c) In point lace, the net of small meshes upon which the
            embroidered pattern is applied; as, Brussels ground.
            See {Brussels lace}, under {Brussels}.
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     6. (Etching) 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.
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     7. (Arch.) One of the pieces of wood, flush with the
        plastering, to which moldings, etc., are attached; --
        usually in the plural.
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     Note: Grounds are usually put up first and the plastering
           floated flush with them.
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     8. (Mus.)
        (a) A composition in which the bass, consisting of a few
            bars of independent notes, is continually repeated to
            a varying melody.
        (b) The tune on which descants are raised; the plain song.
            --Moore (Encyc.).
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                  On that ground I'll build a holy descant.
                                                    --Shak.
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     9. (Elec.) A conducting connection with the earth, whereby
        the earth is made part of an electrical circuit.
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     10. pl. Sediment at the bottom of liquors or liquids; dregs;
         lees; feces; as, coffee grounds.
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     11. The pit of a theater. [Obs.] --B. Jonson.
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     {Ground angling}, angling with a weighted line without a
        float.
  
     {Ground annual} (Scots Law), an estate created in land by a
        vassal who instead of selling his land outright reserves
        an annual ground rent, which becomes a perpetual charge
        upon the land.
  
     {Ground ash}. (Bot.) See {Groutweed}.
  
     {Ground bailiff} (Mining), a superintendent of mines.
        --Simmonds.
  
     {Ground bait}, bits of bread, boiled barley or worms, etc.,
        thrown into the water to collect the fish, --Wallon.
  
     {Ground bass} or {Ground base} (Mus.), fundamental base; a
        fundamental base continually repeated to a varied melody.
        
  
     {Ground beetle} (Zool.), one of numerous species of
        carnivorous beetles of the family {Carabid[ae]}, living
        mostly in burrows or under stones, etc.
  
     {Ground chamber}, a room on the ground floor.
  
     {Ground cherry}. (Bot.)
         (a) A genus ({Physalis}) of herbaceous plants having an
             inflated calyx for a seed pod: esp., the strawberry
             tomato ({Physalis Alkekengi}). See {Alkekengl}.
         (b) A European shrub ({Prunus Cham[ae]cerasus}), with
             small, very acid fruit.
  
     {Ground cuckoo}. (Zool.) See {Chaparral cock}.
  
     {Ground cypress}. (Bot.) See {Lavender cotton}.
  
     {Ground dove} (Zool.), one of several small American pigeons
        of the genus {Columbigallina}, esp. {C. passerina} of the
        Southern United States, Mexico, etc. They live chiefly on
        the ground.
  
     {Ground fish} (Zool.), any fish which constantly lives on the
        botton of the sea, as the sole, turbot, halibut.
  
     {Ground floor}, the floor of a house most nearly on a level
        with the ground; -- called also in America, but not in
        England, the {first floor}.
  
     {Ground form} (Gram.), the stem or basis of a word, to which
        the other parts are added in declension or conjugation. It
        is sometimes, but not always, the same as the root.
  
     {Ground furze} (Bot.), a low slightly thorny, leguminous
        shrub ({Ononis arvensis}) of Europe and Central Asia,; --
        called also {rest-harrow}.
  
     {Ground game}, hares, rabbits, etc., as distinguished from
        winged game.
  
     {Ground hele} (Bot.), a perennial herb ({Veronica
        officinalis}) with small blue flowers, common in Europe
        and America, formerly thought to have curative properties.
        
  
     {Ground of the heavens} (Astron.), the surface of any part of
        the celestial sphere upon which the stars may be regarded
        as projected.
  
     {Ground hemlock} (Bot.), the yew ({Taxus baccata} var.
        Canadensisi) of eastern North America, distinguished from
        that of Europe by its low, straggling stems.
  
     {Ground hog}. (Zool.)
         (a) The woodchuck or American marmot ({Arctomys monax}).
             See {Woodchuck}.
         (b) The aardvark.
  
     {Ground hold} (Naut.), ground tackle. [Obs.] --Spenser.
  
     {Ground ice}, ice formed at the bottom of a body of water
        before it forms on the surface.
  
     {Ground ivy}. (Bot.) A trailing plant; alehoof. See {Gill}.
        
  
     {Ground joist}, a joist for a basement or ground floor; a.
        sleeper.
  
     {Ground lark} (Zool.), the European pipit. See {Pipit}.
  
     {Ground laurel} (Bot.). See {Trailing arbutus}, under
        {Arbutus}.
  
     {Ground line} (Descriptive Geom.), the line of intersection
        of the horizontal and vertical planes of projection.
  
     {Ground liverwort} (Bot.), a flowerless plant with a broad
        flat forking thallus and the fruit raised on peduncled and
        radiated receptacles ({Marchantia polymorpha}).
  
     {Ground mail}, in Scotland, the fee paid for interment in a
        churchyard.
  
     {Ground mass} (Geol.), the fine-grained or glassy base of a
        rock, in which distinct crystals of its constituents are
        embedded.
  
     {Ground parrakeet} (Zool.), one of several Australian
        parrakeets, of the genera {Callipsittacus} and
        {Geopsittacus}, which live mainly upon the ground.
  
     {Ground pearl} (Zool.), an insect of the family {Coccid[ae]}
        ({Margarodes formicarum}), found in ants' nests in the
        Bahamas, and having a shelly covering. They are strung
        like beads, and made into necklaces by the natives.
  
     {Ground pig} (Zool.), a large, burrowing, African rodent
        ({Aulacodus Swinderianus}) about two feet long, allied to
        the porcupines but with harsh, bristly hair, and no
        spines; -- called also {ground rat}.
  
     {Ground pigeon} (Zool.), one of numerous species of pigeons
        which live largely upon the ground, as the tooth-billed
        pigeon ({Didunculus strigirostris}), of the Samoan
        Islands, and the crowned pigeon, or goura. See {Goura},
        and {Ground dove} (above).
  
     {Ground pine}. (Bot.)
         (a) A blue-flowered herb of the genus {Ajuga} ({A.
             Cham[ae]pitys}), formerly included in the genus
             {Teucrium} or germander, and named from its resinous
             smell. --Sir J. Hill.
         (b) A long, creeping, evergreen plant of the genus
             {Lycopodium} ({L. clavatum}); -- called also {club
             moss}.
         (c) A tree-shaped evergreen plant about eight inches in
             height, of the same genus ({L. dendroideum}) found in
             moist, dark woods in the northern part of the United
             States. --Gray.
  
     {Ground plan} (Arch.), a plan of the ground floor of any
        building, or of any floor, as distinguished from an
        elevation or perpendicular section.
  
     {Ground plane}, the horizontal plane of projection in
        perspective drawing.
  
     {Ground plate}.
         (a) (Arch.) One of the chief pieces of framing of a
             building; a timber laid horizontally on or near the
             ground to support the uprights; a ground sill or
             groundsel.
         (b) (Railroads) A bed plate for sleepers or ties; a
             mudsill.
         (c) (Teleg.) A metallic plate buried in the earth to
             conduct the electric current thereto. Connection to
             the pipes of a gas or water main is usual in cities.
             --Knight.
  
     {Ground plot}, the ground upon which any structure is
        erected; hence, any basis or foundation; also, a ground
        plan.
  
     {Ground plum} (Bot.), a leguminous plant ({Astragalus
        caryocarpus}) occurring from the Saskatchewan to Texas,
        and having a succulent plum-shaped pod.
  
     {Ground rat}. (Zool.) See {Ground pig} (above).
  
     {Ground rent}, rent paid for the privilege of building on
        another man's land.
  
     {Ground robin}. (Zool.) See {Chewink}.
  
     {Ground room}, a room on the ground floor; a lower room.
        --Tatler.
  
     {Ground sea}, the West Indian name for a swell of the ocean,
        which occurs in calm weather and without obvious cause,
        breaking on the shore in heavy roaring billows; -- called
        also {rollers}, and in Jamaica, {the North sea}.
  
     {Ground sill}. See {Ground plate} (a) (above).
  
     {Ground snake} (Zool.), a small burrowing American snake
        ({Celuta am[oe]na}). It is salmon colored, and has a blunt
        tail.
  
     {Ground squirrel}. (Zool.)
         (a) One of numerous species of burrowing rodents of the
             genera {Tamias} and {Spermophilus}, having cheek
             pouches. The former genus includes the Eastern
             striped squirrel or chipmunk and some allied Western
             species; the latter includes the prairie squirrel or
             striped gopher, the gray gopher, and many allied
             Western species. See {Chipmunk}, and {Gopher}.
         (b) Any species of the African genus {Xerus}, allied to
             {Tamias}.
  
     {Ground story}. Same as {Ground floor} (above).
  
     {Ground substance} (Anat.), the intercellular substance, or
        matrix, of tissues.
  
     {Ground swell}.
         (a) (Bot.) The plant groundsel. [Obs.] --Holland.
         (b) A broad, deep swell or undulation of the ocean,
             caused by a long continued gale, and felt even at a
             remote distance after the gale has ceased.
  
     {Ground table}. (Arch.) See Earth table, under Earth.
  
     {Ground tackle} (Naut.), the tackle necessary to secure a
        vessel at anchor. --Totten.
  
     {Ground thrush} (Zool.), one of numerous species of
        bright-colored Oriental birds of the family {Pittid[ae]}.
        See {Pitta}.
  
     {Ground tier}.
         (a) The lowest tier of water casks in a vessel's hold.
             --Totten.
         (b) The lowest line of articles of any kind stowed in a
             vessel's hold.
         (c) The lowest range of boxes in a theater.
  
     {Ground timbers} (Shipbuilding) the timbers which lie on the
        keel and are bolted to the keelson; floor timbers.
        --Knight.
  
     {Ground tit}. (Zool.) See {Ground wren} (below).
  
     {Ground wheel}, that wheel of a harvester, mowing machine,
        etc., which, rolling on the ground, drives the mechanism.
        
  
     {Ground wren} (Zool.), a small California bird ({Cham[ae]a
        fasciata}) allied to the wrens and titmice. It inhabits
        the arid plains. Called also {ground tit}, and {wren tit}.
        
  
     {To bite the ground}, {To break ground}. See under {Bite},
        {Break}.
  
     {To come to the ground}, {To fall to the ground}, to come to
        nothing; to fail; to miscarry.
  
     {To gain ground}.
         (a) To advance; to proceed forward in conflict; as, an
             army in battle gains ground.
         (b) To obtain an advantage; to have some success; as, the
             army gains ground on the enemy.
         (c) To gain credit; to become more prosperous or
             influential.
  
     {To get ground}, or {To gather ground}, to gain ground. [R.]
        "Evening mist . . . gathers ground fast." --Milton.
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              There is no way for duty to prevail, and get ground
              of them, but by bidding higher.       --South.
  
     {To give ground}, to recede; to yield advantage.
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              These nine . . . began to give me ground. --Shak.
  
     {To lose ground}, to retire; to retreat; to withdraw from the
        position taken; hence, to lose advantage; to lose credit
        or reputation; to decline.
  
     {To stand one's ground}, to stand firm; to resist attack or
        encroachment. --Atterbury.
  
     {To take the ground} to touch bottom or become stranded; --
        said of a ship.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  ground \ground\ (ground), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {grounded}; p. pr.
     & vb. n. {grounding}.]
     1. To lay, set, or run, on the ground.
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     2. To found; to fix or set, as on a foundation, reason, or
        principle; to furnish a ground for; to fix firmly.
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              Being rooted and grounded in love.    --Eph. iii.
                                                    17.
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              So far from warranting any inference to the
              existence of a God, would, on the contrary, ground
              even an argument to his negation.     --Sir W.
                                                    Hamilton
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     3. To instruct in elements or first principles.
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     4. (Elec.) To connect with the ground so as to make the earth
        a part of an electrical circuit.
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     5. (Fine Arts) To cover with a ground, as a copper plate for
        etching (see {Ground}, n., 5); or as paper or other
        materials with a uniform tint as a preparation for
        ornament.
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     6. To forbid (a pilot) to fly an airplane; -- usually as a
        disciplinary measure, or for reasons of ill health
        sufficient to interfere with performance.
        [PJC]
  
     7. To forbid (aircraft) to fly; -- usually due to the unsafe
        condition of the aircraft or lack of conformity to safety
        regulations; as, the discovery of a crack in the wing of a
        Trijet caused the whole fleeet to be grounded for
        inspection.
        [PJC]
  
     8. To temporarily restrict the activities of (a child),
        especially social activity outside the house; -- usually
        for bad or unsatisfactory conduct; as, Johnny was grounded
        for fighting at school and can't go to the movies for two
        weeks.
        [PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Grind \Grind\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ground}; p. pr. & vb. n.
     {Grinding}.] [AS. grindan; perh. akin to L. frendere to
     gnash, grind. Cf. {Grist}.]
     1. To reduce to powder by friction, as in a mill, or with the
        teeth; to crush into small fragments; to produce as by the
        action of millstones.
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              Take the millstones, and grind meal.  --Is. xivii.
                                                    2.
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     2. To wear down, polish, or sharpen, by friction; to make
        smooth, sharp, or pointed; to whet, as a knife or drill;
        to rub against one another, as teeth, etc.
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     3. To oppress by severe exactions; to harass.
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              To grind the subject or defraud the prince.
                                                    --Dryden.
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     4. To study hard for examination; -- commonly used with away;
        as, to grind away at one's studies. [College Slang]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  ground \ground\, v. i.
     To run aground; to strike the bottom and remain fixed; as,
     the ship grounded on the bar.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  ground \ground\,
     imp. & p. p. of {Grind}.
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     {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 roughened by grinding.
  
     {Ground joint}, a close joint made by grinding together two
        pieces, as of metal with emery and oil, or of glass with
        fine sand and water.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

  ground
      n 1: 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" [syn: {land}, {dry land}, {earth}, {ground}, {solid
           ground}, {terra firma}]
      2: a rational motive for a belief or action; "the reason that
         war was declared"; "the grounds for their declaration" [syn:
         {reason}, {ground}]
      3: the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the
         land surface; "they dug into the earth outside the church"
         [syn: {earth}, {ground}]
      4: a relation that provides the foundation for something; "they
         were on a friendly footing"; "he worked on an interim basis"
         [syn: {footing}, {basis}, {ground}]
      5: 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"
      6: the part of a scene (or picture) that lies behind objects in
         the foreground; "he posed her against a background of rolling
         hills" [syn: {background}, {ground}]
      7: 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 soil" [syn: {land}, {ground}, {soil}]
      8: a relatively homogeneous percept extending back of the figure
         on which attention is focused [ant: {figure}]
      9: a connection between an electrical device and a large
         conducting body, such as the earth (which is taken to be at
         zero voltage) [syn: {ground}, {earth}]
      10: (art) the surface (as a wall or canvas) prepared to take the
          paint for a painting
      11: the first or preliminary coat of paint or size applied to a
          surface [syn: {flat coat}, {ground}, {primer}, {priming},
          {primer coat}, {priming coat}, {undercoat}]
      v 1: fix firmly and stably; "anchor the lamppost in concrete"
           [syn: {anchor}, {ground}]
      2: confine or restrict to the ground; "After the accident, they
         grounded the plane and the pilot"
      3: place or put on the ground
      4: instruct someone in the fundamentals of a subject
      5: bring to the ground; "the storm grounded the ship" [syn:
         {ground}, {strand}, {run aground}]
      6: hit or reach the ground [syn: {ground}, {run aground}]
      7: throw to the ground in order to stop play and avoid being
         tackled behind the line of scrimmage
      8: hit a groundball; "he grounded to the second baseman"
      9: hit onto the ground
      10: cover with a primer; apply a primer to [syn: {prime},
          {ground}, {undercoat}]
      11: connect to a ground; "ground the electrical connections for
          safety reasons"
      12: use as a basis for; found on; "base a claim on some
          observation" [syn: {establish}, {base}, {ground}, {found}]

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