n. The return to a fully conscious state after a psychedelic experience.
n. The collision of a ship with ground beneath the surface of the water.
n. The permanence of aircraft on land because of government action.
n. The interconnecting metal chassis/frame of a device, appliance, machine, or metal raceway via a designated conductor to earth at the Service Panel. The conductor may be bare or covered (with green plastic which may have a yellow stripe (US).) This conductor does NOT carry current in normal operation.
n. The absorption of energy through visualized "roots" descending from oneself into the ground, using Qi.
v. Present participle of ground.
the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
n. The act, method, or process of laying a groundwork or foundation.
n. Elementary instruction; instruction in the basic concepts of a topic or skill.
n. The act or process of applying a ground, as of color, to wall paper, cotton cloth, etc.; a basis.
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
n. The background of any design, as in embroidery, especially when itself made of needlework.—2. The act of putting in or preparing such a background.—3. Alumina and oil applied to wall-paper which is to be satin-finished.—4. In ceramics, same as ground-laying.—5. In marble-working, the operation of smoothing the surface of the marble with a succession of fine emeries.
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n. fastening electrical equipment to earth
n. education or instruction in the fundamentals of a field of knowledge
"Isolation transformers are an option if proper grounding is not an option, it depends on how desperate/paranoid you are."
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