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Definition of Ground

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Debatable De*bat"a*ble, a. [Cf. OF. debatable. See Debate.] Liable to be debated; disputable; subject to controversy or contention; open to question or dispute; as, a debatable question. The Debatable Land or Ground, a tract of land between the Esk and the Sark, claimed by both England and Scotland; the Batable Ground.
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Grind Grind, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ground; p. pr. & vb. n. Grinding.] [AS. grindan; perh. akin to L. frendere to gnash, grind. Cf. Grist.] 1. To reduce to powder by friction, as in a mill, or with the teeth; to crush into small fragments; to produce as by the action of millstones. Take the millstones, and grind meal. --Is. xivii. 2. 2. To wear down, polish, or sharpen, by friction; to make smooth, sharp, or pointed; to whet, as a knife or drill; to rub against one another, as teeth, etc. 3. To oppress by severe exactions; to harass. To grind the subject or defraud the prince. --Dryden. 4. To study hard for examination. [College Slang]
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Ground Ground (ground), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Grounded; p. pr. & vb. n. Grounding.] 1. To lay, set, or run, on the ground. 2. To found; to fix or set, as on a foundation, reason, or principle; to furnish a ground for; to fix firmly. Being rooted and grounded in love. --Eph. iii. 17. So far from warranting any inference to the existence of a God, would, on the contrary, ground even an argument to his negation. --Sir W. Hamilton 3. To instruct in elements or first principles. 4. (Elec.) To connect with the ground so as to make the earth a part of an electrical circuit. 5. (Fine Arts) To cover with a ground, as a copper plate for etching (see Ground, n., 5); or as paper or other materials with a uniform tint as a preparation for ornament.
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Ground Ground, v. i. To run aground; to strike the bottom and remain fixed; as, the ship grounded on the bar.
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Ground Ground, imp. & p. p. of Grind. Ground cock, a cock, the plug of which is ground into its seat, as distinguished from a compression cock. --Knight. Ground glass, glass the transparency of which has been destroyed by having its surface roughened by grinding. Ground joint, a close joint made by grinding together two pieces, as of metal with emery and oil, or of glass with fine sand and water.

Meaning of Ground from wikipedia

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- Ground beef, minced beef or beef mince is beef that has been finely chopped with a knife or a meat grinder (American English) or mincing machine (British...
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- In electrical engineering, ground or earth is the reference point in an electrical circuit from which voltages are measured, a common return path for electric...
- a ground is a location where cricket matches are pla****, comprising a cricket field and any ****ociated buildings and amenities. A batsman's ground is...
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