Technology / Home Audio / Ground: A term that describes anything having an electrical potential of zero relative to other points in a circuit. Most modern vehicles are designed around a negative ground system, with the metal frame being the vehicle's ground.

Other Words for Ground

Ground Noun Synonyms: base, establish, organize, found, settle, set
Ground Adjective Synonyms: earth, soil, turf, sod, dirt, loam, clay, land, terrain

Ground Speed

Technology / Aviation / Ground Speed: The actual speed that an aircraft travels over the ground (its “shadow speed”): it combines the aircraft’s airspeed and the wind velocity relative to the aircraft’s direction of flight. MORE

Ground Effect

Technology / Aviation / Ground Effect: Increased lift generated by the interaction between a lift system and the ground when an aircraft is within a wingspan distance above the ground. It affects a low-winged aircraft more than a mid- or h MORE

Ground Loop

Technology / Home Audio / Ground Loop: The term given to the condition that occurs when a voltage potential exists between two separate ground points. MORE

Ground Radar

Technology / Radar / Ground Radar: Ground radar is used to observe targets either on the surface of the earth, or airborne targets. MORE

Intentional Grounding

Entertainment / Football / Intentional Grounding: A type of illegal forward pass; thrown without an intended receiver and no chance of completion to any offensive player, for the sole purpose of conserving time or loss of yardage. This foul costs the MORE

Ground Control

Technology / Aviation / Ground Control: Tower control, by radioed instructions from air traffic control, of aircraft ground movements at an airport. MORE