[ground-ling] /ˈgraʊnd lɪŋ/ noun 1. a plant or animal that lives on or close to the . 2. any of various fishes that live at the bottom of the water. 3. a spectator, reader, or other person of unsophisticated or uncultivated tastes; an uncritical or uncultured person. 4. a member of a theater audience who […]
noun, Nautical. 1. a lead weight attached to a line, cast overboard in shoal water and allowed to pay out freely to show the speed of a ship and the force of the current.
noun, Aeronautics. 1. a sharp horizontal loop performed, usually involuntarily, while touching the ground. noun 1. a sudden uncontrolled turn by an aircraft on the ground, while moving under its own power
[ground-mas] /ˈgraʊndˌmæs/ noun 1. the crystalline, granular, or glassy base or matrix of a porphyritic or other igneous rock, in which the more prominent crystals are embedded. /ˈɡraʊndˌmæs/ noun 1. the matrix of igneous rocks, such as porphyry, in which larger crystals (phenocrysts) are embedded