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Definizione monolingua e traduzione ground



Inglese grammatica

ground


Verb

ground (third-person singular simple present grounds, present participle grounding, simple past and past participle grounded)


  1. To connect (an electrical conductor or device) to a ground.
  2. (transitive) To require a disobedient child to remain at home or refrain from other privileges such as uses of the Internet, phone, TV, or music, usually as a punishment.
    The teenagers father decided to ground him for two weeks after he broke curfew again.
  3. (transitive) To forbid (an aircraft or pilot) to fly.
    Because of the bad weather, all flights were grounded.
  4. To gain a basic education (of a particular subject).
    Jim was grounded in maths.
  5. (baseball) to hit a ground ball; to hit a ground ball which results in an out. Compare fly (verb(regular)) and line (verb).
    Jones grounded to second in his last at-bat.
  6. (cricket) (of a batsman) to place his bat, or part of his body, on the ground behind the popping crease so as not to be run out
Noun

ground (countable and uncountable; plural grounds)


  1. (uncountable) The surface of the Earth, as opposed to the sky or water or underground.
  2. (uncountable) Terrain.
  3. (uncountable) Soil, earth.
    The worm crawls through the ground.
  4. (countable) The bottom of a body of water.
  5. Basis, foundation, groundwork, legwork.
  6. Background, context, framework, surroundings.
  7. (countable) A soccer stadium.
    Manchester Uniteds ground is known as Old Trafford.
  8. (electricity, Canada and US) An electrical conductor connected to the ground.
  9. (electricity, Canada and US) A level of electrical potential used as a zero reference.
  10. (countable, cricket) The area of grass on which a match is played (a cricket field); the entire arena in which it is played; that part of the field behind a batsmans popping crease where he can not be run out (hence to make ones ground)
Adjective

ground (not comparable)


  1. Crushed, or reduced to small particles.
    ground mustard seed
  2. Processed by grinding.
    lenses of ground glass
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