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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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Contribution map visualization to [T.sup.2] statistic for location of the single-phase to ground fault based on the KPCA model
* This method has the ability of detecting the Double Line to Ground faults in both connected to the network and island modes.
The super capacitor under this control method can maintain the DC bus voltage, avoiding adverse effects on the DG and making loads operate normally when an asymmetrical ground fault occurs in the distribution network.
All the 10 types of shunt faults (3 phase to ground faults, 3 phase to phase faults, 3 double phase to ground faults, and 1 three-phase fault) on each circuit have been investigated with variation in power system parameters, namely, fault inception angle ([[PHI].sub.i] in [degrees]), source strengths at either end (GVA) and its X/R ratio, fault resistance ([R.sub.f] in [OMEGA]), and distance to fault ([L.sub.f] in km).
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.
When a ground fault on a collector cable causes the substation circuit breaker for that cable to open, the wind turbine string becomes isolated from the ground source.
Table-mounted ground fault electrical outlets are also offered for users requiring electrical connections.
Motor Insight features protection capabilities with ground fault detection, power voltage and current monitoring and flexible communications, allowing adjustments to be made to overload settings without disconnecting the power and has the ability to withstand surges, said Eaton.
The comparison of the single line to ground fault record form the relay and CAPE simulation are shown in numerical values in Table 2 and in graphical representation in figure 2.
Mounted on the 2-by-6 are a ceramic light fixture, a thermostat and a GFI (ground fault interrupter) receptacle.
International Rectifier introduced its IRS26302D protected 600V three-phase gate driver IC with ground fault protection.
Model UATC-20, suitable for hot runners, has electronic setpoint control, output power display, ground fault indicator, and Standby and Boost keys.
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