Definitions for "ground"
The surface of the earth; the outer crust of the globe, or some indefinite portion of it.
A floor or pavement supposed to rest upon the earth.
Any definite portion of the earth's surface; region; territory; country.
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.
In sculpture, a flat surface upon which figures are raised in relief.
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.
Keywords:  aground, ship, usps, caught, discretion
To run aground; to strike the bottom and remain fixed; as, the ship grounded on the bar.
The term used for running aground. The vessel has caught its hull on the sand/mud/debris below the surface.
bring to the ground; "the storm grounded the ship"
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.
To found; to fix or set, as on a foundation, reason, or principle; to furnish a ground for; to fix firmly.
a relation that provides the foundation for something; "they were on a friendly footing"; "he worked on an interim basis"
Keywords:  forbid, trijet, fleeet, fly, unsafe
To forbid (a pilot) to fly an airplane; -- usually as a disciplinary measure, or for reasons of ill health sufficient to interfere with performance.
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.
a rational motive for a belief or action; "the reason that war was declared"; "the grounds for their declaration"
One of the pieces of wood, flush with the plastering, to which moldings, etc., are attached; -- usually in the plural.
a wooden member used as a screed to work to and a fixing member for the joiner. Also a collar when plastering columns and pilasters. Another use is that of moulding ground in fibrous plaster.
An object so massive that it can lose or gain overwhelmingly large numbers of electrons without becoming perceptibly charged.
a relatively homogeneous percept extending back of the figure on which attention is focused
The baseline on which figures or other parts of a coin's design stand.
The fabric on which the embroidery is worked.
Frequently read as another word for fabric. When I say 'ground' I mean 'the stuff the needle is passing through that is being stitched upon.' You could be stitching on a black leather motorcycle jacket, on a cambric hanky or on congress cloth. All three are considered your ground. If I have placed reinforcement fabric behind the top layer, I consider the sandwich of fabric and reinforcement to be the ground. Ground is a generic term and the way Lazy Wenches stitch, I prefer not to limit us to stitching on fabric only.
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.
place or put on the ground
a safe place for people to chill and he has no right to attack anyone
legal basis for a conclusion or legal argument The commissioner applied to strike out the claim on the ground that it disclosed no reasonable cause of action . "grounds" (pl) also psosible - but less common.
Ground refers to the field of arguments that each team has access to and the right to argue. The resolution sets up argumentative ground for what the affirmative and negative has to argue.
Keywords:  confine, bass, melody, pilot, accident
A composition in which the bass, consisting of a few bars of independent notes, is continually repeated to a varying melody.
like a round (qv), but here confined to the lowest level in the bass
confine or restrict to the ground; "After the accident, they grounded the plane and the pilot"
Keywords:  imp, grind
imp. & p. p. of Grind.
In point lace, the net of small meshes upon which the embroidered pattern is applied; as, Brussels ground. See Brussels lace, under Brussels.
an open bit of lace, which is used to fill in between other, denser patterns such as diamonds
A ground term contains no variables.
A term is ground when it does not contain any uninstantiated variables.
A term is ground when it is free of (unbound) variables. Ground terms are recognized by the built-in predicate ground/1.
Keywords:  shelter, fox, hole, taken, take
"To go to Ground" means that the fox has taken shelter, usually in a groundhog hole.
To go to ground” is to take shelter in a hole.
Another word for a soccer stadium, mostly used in reference to European stadiums.
An accessory, or characteristic of an accessory that determines the thickness of the stucco. Also referred to as “J trim.
broken or pounded into small fragments; used of e.g. ore or stone; "paved with crushed bluestone"; "ground glass is used as an abrasive"
Keywords:  dregs, lees, liquors, bottom, sediment
Sediment at the bottom of liquors or liquids; dregs; lees; feces; as, coffee grounds.
To touch bottom
A cushion on which the decorative element of a paperweight rests; usually convex in appearance when viewed through the top or sides of the weight.
see CUSHION.
Keywords:  hit, baseman, team, reach, onto
hit or reach the ground
hit a groundball; "he grounded to the second baseman"
hit onto the ground
Keywords:  regain, fought, battle, won, lost
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"
Land; estate; possession; field; esp. (pl.), the gardens, lawns, fields, etc., belonging to a homestead; as, the grounds of the estate are well kept.
Reduction of grain or forage into smaller particles by impact, shearing or attrition.
usually involves spices. There are two methods – you can use a hammer or mallet, but what is better is to go out and buy a spice mill. Spice mills are either electronic or hand powered. The hand powered ones are the ones traditionally seen in restaurants.
Keywords:  descants, tune, song, plain, raised
The tune on which descants are raised; the plain song.
cover with a primer; apply a primer to
Raw stock onto which a coat of pigment has been applied before the top colors are put on in wallcovering manufacturing.
Keywords:  hasn't, listened, great
a great CD if ya hasn't listened to it yet
Keywords:  theater, pit
The pit of a theater.
throw to the ground in order to stop play and avoid being tackled behind the line of scrimmage
FedEx Ground offers cost-effective, day-definite delivery for business-to-business. FedEx Home Delivery is the Ground option for business-to-residence deliveries.
check chamber-A chamber use to check the sensing elements of radiosonde equipment.
To instruct in elements or first principles.
instruct someone in the fundamentals of a subject
Keywords:  india, meters, equal, unit, area
A unit of area equal to 2400 sq. ft., or 220 sq. meters, used in India.
Keywords:  lay, run, set
To lay, set, or run, on the ground.
Keywords:  observation, basis, claim, base
use as a basis for; found on; "base a claim on some observation"
Keywords:  object, form
The form of the object.
Keywords:  housing, see