Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


[ground-sil] /ˈgraʊndˌsɪl/

the lowermost sill of a framed structure, especially one lying close to the ground.
another name for ground plate


Read Also:

  • Ground-sloth

    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.

  • Ground-sluice

    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.

  • Groundsman

    /ˈɡraʊndzmən/ noun (pl) -men 1. a person employed to maintain a sports ground, park, etc

  • Ground someone

    verb phrase To deny privileges to someone, esp to keep someone confined at home as a punishment: If my father got a pair of bell-bottoms, I think I’d ground him [1940s+; fr the practice of not permitting a pilot to fly, as a punishment, the word found by 1931]

Disclaimer: Groundsill definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.