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Definition of Grounds
GroundDebatable 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
The Debatable Land or Ground, a tract of land between the
Esk and the Sark, claimed by both England and Scotland;
the Batable Ground. GroundGrind 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. 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.
4. To study hard for examination. [College Slang] GroundGround 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.
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.
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
Ground Ground, v. i.
To run aground; to strike the bottom and remain fixed; as,
the ship grounded on the bar.
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 Grounds from wikipedia
of ground Coffee grounds
, granulated remains
of coffee beans after grinding
for coffee Grounds
, in law, a rational
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as the Clark Development Corporation Parade Grounds
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