Ground may refer to:
- Earth's surface
- Soil, a mixture of clay, sand and organic matter present on the surface of the Earth and serving as substrate for plant growth and micro-organisms development
- Ground, in electrical engineering, something that is connected to the Earth or at the voltage defined as zero (in the U.S., called ground; in the UK, called earth):
- Earthing system
- Ground (electricity)
- Ground and neutral
- Ground (often grounds), in law, a rational motive, basis for a belief or conviction, for an action taken, such as a legal action or argument; reason or cause:
- Grounds for divorce
- Grounds for dismissal
- Common ground, in communication, people sharing some common understanding
- Coffee grounds, ground coffee beans
- Socially grounded argument—in philosophy, arguments that take social conditions as their starting point
- Ground bass, in music, a bass part that continually repeats, while the melody and harmony over it change
- Ground tissue, one of the three types of tissue systems in a plant
- Ground term, in symbolic logic, a term with no variables
- Ground surface, often on metals, created by various grinding operations
- Football stadium
- Ground (unit), a unit of area used in India
- Ground a drawing surface or a coating applied to a substrate for a drawing surface
- The Ground, a 2005 album by Norwegian jazz pianist Tord Gustavsen
Other articles related to "ground, grounds":
... GNU Radio – Grade of service – Graded-index fiber – Ground constants – Ground loop – Ground plane – Ground (electricity) – Groundwave – Guided ray ...
... For example, roads which increase impermeable surfaces lead to streaming and ground loss ... cultures (sunflower, corn, beet) surfaces are increasing and leave the ground naked in winter ... Sloping grounds are gradually colonized by vine ...
... Queen's Park is a county cricket ground located in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England and lies within a park in the centre of the town established for Queen Victoria's golden jubilee in 1887 ... It is among the most attractive cricket grounds in the world, with a small pavilion and surrounded by mature trees ... It is a small ground and slow to dry after rain, thus can provide a green wicket ...
... Nottingham Forest originally played at the Forest Recreation Ground where they remained until 1879 when they relocated to the Meadows ... necessitated the building of an improved ground in the next field in 1885 at a cost of £500 ... The Town Ground, on the banks of the River Trent, was built in 1890 at a cost of £1,000 before growing success led to a final move across the Trent to the current City Ground site in 1898 ...
... The Victoria Ground was the home ground of Stoke City F.C ... the time of its demolition it was the oldest operational football league ground in the Football League ...
Famous quotes containing the word ground:
“Imagine spending four billion years stocking the oceans with seafood, filling the ground with fossil fuels, and drilling the bees in honey productiononly to produce a race of bed-wetters!”
—Barbara Ehrenreich (b. 1941)
“And he gave it for his opinion, that whoever could make two ears of corn, or two blades of grass, to grow upon a spot of ground where only one grew before, would deserve better of mankind, and do more essential service to his country, than the whole race of politicians put together.”
—Jonathan Swift (16671745)
“When the ground was partially bare of snow, and a few warm days had dried its surface somewhat, it was pleasant to compare the first tender signs of the infant year just peeping forth with the stately beauty of the withered vegetation which had withstood the winter ... decent weeds, at least, which widowed Nature wears.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)