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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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A short circuit single line to ground fault with ground resistance Rf at distance d per unit from the beginning of the feeder is shown in figure 28.
In current systems of this nature, when a ground fault occurs with current leakage from the ESP cable, the gauge will lose the signal, cutting off the data transmitted about the operation of the ESP.
Equipment such as conveyors, crushers and vibrating screens are susceptible to electrical ground faults due to rock dust, rain, cable abrasion and improper connections.
Result comparison for single line to ground fault (faulty phase) Relay recording R.
If we had a ground fault on a transmission line, the older protection was not sensitive to detect the fault," said Elliott.
When an unwanted connection between system conductors and ground occurs, this is known as a ground fault.
Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters (GFCIs) those handy devices that help protect from electric shock, are getting new voluntary safety requirements, according to Underwriters' Laboratories (UL.
Be sure to plug the pump into a receptacle protected with a ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI).
If you haven't installed ground fault interruption electrical outlets in your kitchens, by your pools, waterfronts, or other areas near water, put this upgrade on your list for next spring.
The 24 VDC, 6-amp power supply is fully supervised and reports any indication of AC power loss, brownout, and ground fault.
Warning: All fountains should be plugged into ground fault circuit interrupter sockets to avoid the risk of shock.
Using fiber optics would eliminate ground fault problems and the self-healing ring would insure system integrity by automatically rerouting communications in the event of a cable or device failure.
The on-board ground-fault protection that comes with VFDs is generally not sensitive enough to detect a ground fault in resistance-grounded systems.
If the device is no longer providing protection, Leviton's patented Reset/Lockout feature provides an added level of safety by preventing reset if the device cannot respond to a ground fault.
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