/ (ˈɡraʊndɪŋ) /

  1. a basic knowledge of or training in a subject

Words Nearby grounding

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How to use grounding in a sentence

  • grounding the keel, some of them gladly leaped out, feeling with inexpressible relief the solid strand beneath their feet.

    William Bradford of Plymouth | Albert Hale Plumb
  • After this grounding in agriculture, which all the boys must have, the student gets an introduction to the mechanical trades.

    The Iron Puddler | James J. Davis
  • All, excepting the aged grandmother, spoke French, and the daughters had a thorough grounding in the literature.

    War in the Garden of Eden | Kermit Roosevelt
  • A number of excellent sergeants and corporals did not have the necessary grounding to enable them to pass the examinations.

    War in the Garden of Eden | Kermit Roosevelt
  • Friedrich, grounding partly on those Rhine aspects, has his own scheme laid for Campaign 1758.