equipment, as anchors, chains, or windlasses, for mooring a vessel away from a pier or other fixed moorings.
- Ground tissue
ground tissue The tissue of a plant other than the epidermis, periderm, and vascular tissues, consisting primarily of parenchyma, and (in lesser amounts) of collenchyma and sclerenchyma. Cortex and pith are subtypes of ground tissue.
[ground-too-air] /ˈgraʊnd tuˈɛər/ adjective, adverb 1. .
[ground-tuh-ground] /ˈgraʊnd təˈgraʊnd/ adjective, adverb 1. .
noun 1. the path on the earth’s surface below an aircraft, missile, rocket, or spacecraft.