a waterproof of plastic, canvas, or other durable material spread on the , as under a sleeping bag or in a tent, for protection against moisture.
a waterproof rubber, plastic, or polythene sheet placed on the ground in a tent, etc, to keep out damp
a similar sheet put over a sports field to protect it against rain
[ground-sil] /ˈgraʊndˌsɪl/ noun 1. the lowermost sill of a framed structure, especially one lying close to the ground. /ˈɡraʊndˌsɪl/ noun 1. another name for ground plate
noun 1. any of various extinct large, edentate mammals from the Pleistocene Epoch of North and South America resembling modern sloths but living on the ground rather than in trees.
noun, Mining. 1. a trench, cut through a placer or through bedrock, through which a stream is diverted in order to dislodge and wash the gravel.
/ˈɡraʊndzmən/ noun (pl) -men 1. a person employed to maintain a sports ground, park, etc