a lead from an electric apparatus to the earth or to a ground connection.
[ground-woo d] /ˈgraʊndˌwʊd/ noun, Papermaking. 1. that has been for making into pulp.
noun 1. wood pulp consisting of groundwood that has not been cooked or chemically treated, used for making newsprint and other poorer grades of paper.
[ground-wurk] /ˈgraʊndˌwɜrk/ noun 1. foundation or basis: He laid the groundwork for an international conference. /ˈɡraʊndˌwɜːk/ noun 1. preliminary work as a foundation or basis 2. the ground or background of a painting, etc n. mid-15c., from ground (n.) + work (n.). Cf. Middle Dutch grontwerck, Dutch grondwerk, German grundwerk. Originally “the solid base on […]
noun 1. the point on the surface of the earth or water directly below, directly above, or at which an atomic or hydrogen bomb explodes. 2. (sometimes initial capital letters) the site of the former World Trade Center in New York City, destroyed in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. 3. Informal. the very beginning […]