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Synonyms for ground

Synonyms for ground

that on which something immaterial, such as an argument or a charge, rests

a basis for an action or a decision

a fact or circumstance that gives logical support to an assertion, claim, or proposal

that which provides a reason or justification

Synonyms for ground

a rational motive for a belief or action

the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface

a relation that provides the foundation for something

a position to be won or defended in battle (or as if in battle)

the part of a scene (or picture) that lies behind objects in the foreground

material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use)

a relatively homogeneous percept extending back of the figure on which attention is focused

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

(art) the surface (as a wall or canvas) prepared to take the paint for a painting

the first or preliminary coat of paint or size applied to a surface

fix firmly and stably


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confine or restrict to the ground

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place or put on the ground

instruct someone in the fundamentals of a subject

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bring to the ground

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hit or reach the ground

throw to the ground in order to stop play and avoid being tackled behind the line of scrimmage

hit a groundball

hit onto the ground

cover with a primer

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connect to a ground

use as a basis for

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An intuitive understanding of the ground current path, as presented above, can help predict the effect of a split plane on performance.
Fast Transient Response, Low Ground Current, and uCap Performance
Benefiting from its CMOS wafer production process, the LX8820's superior performance increases efficiency by minimizing operating ground current, typically to less than 200 micro-amps.
Each of the new voltage regulators features an ultra-low ground current of only 110 microamps at 150 mA -- ideal for low-voltage battery-operated power systems -- and an extraordinarily low dropout voltage of 130 mV, prolonging battery life in portable electronics.
Also available is the ILC7011, an 80mA ultra low noise LDO with ground current less than 90uA at full load, in a 5-lead SC-70 footprint that is half the size of the industry standard SOT23.
Contract notice: Small ground currents (waste disposal).
18) Dahlberg suggests that the proliferation of electrical generation and distribution systems is responsible for radically altering the nature of the ground currents flowing in the uppermost layer of the earth.
Alset Corporation says its Lightning Shield protects telecommunications and other electronic equipment installed in rural pipeline and field sites from the harmful ground currents caused by nearby lightning strikes.
Another way is placing low-inductance decoupling capacitors as close as possible to the IC to localize the higher frequency components of the switching power and ground currents near the chip, and not through the net inductance of the ground planes.
So can the chassis of major applicances -- such as refrigerators, TVs, water heaters, and furnaces -- when they become a conduit for ground currents.
Stutler Technologies Will Sell and Service Lightning Shield Protection against Harmful Ground Currents as Part of Alset's New Reseller Program
Alset's Lightning Shield protects telecommunications and other electronic equipment installed in rural sites from the harmful ground currents caused by nearby lightning strikes.
Interference can be manmade, such as that from another pipeline's CP system, or from a high-voltage AC power system, or naturally induced, such as that from telluric or ground currents.
Alset Introduces Lightning Shield, New Technology That Protects Equipment from Harmful Ground Currents, Assuring Uptime in Critical Applications
The purpose of the GFDI is to detect low levels of ground currents and interrupt any faults within specified limits.