ground wire

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noun Electricity.

a lead from an electric apparatus to the earth or to a ground connection.

Nearby words

  1. ground tissue,
  2. ground track,
  3. ground water,
  4. ground wave,
  5. ground ways,
  6. ground zero,
  7. ground-breaking,
  8. ground-controlled approach,
  9. ground-effect machine,
  10. ground-fault interrupter

Origin of ground wire

First recorded in 1890–95

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