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Princeton's WordNet

  1. foundation, grounding(noun)

    education or instruction in the fundamentals of a field of knowledge

    "he lacks the foundation necessary for advanced study"; "a good grounding in mathematics"

  2. grounding, earthing(noun)

    fastening electrical equipment to earth


  1. Grounding(n.)

    Elementary instruction; instruction in the basic concepts of a topic or skill.

    Etymology: [Nominalized form of ground{3}, v. t.]


  1. grounding(Noun)

    The return to a fully conscious state after a psychedelic experience.

  2. grounding(Noun)

    The collision of a ship with ground beneath the surface of the water.

  3. grounding(Noun)

    The permanence of aircraft on land because of government action.

  4. grounding(Noun)

    The interconnecting metal chassis/frame of a device, appliance, machine, or metal raceway via a designated conductor to earth at the Service Panel. The conductor may be bare or covered (with green plastic which may have a yellow stripe (US).) This conductor does NOT carry current in normal operation.

  5. grounding(Noun)

    The absorption of energy through visualized "roots" descending from oneself into the ground, using Qi.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Grounding

    of Ground

    Etymology: [Nominalized form of ground{3}, v. t.]

  2. Grounding(noun)

    the act, method, or process of laying a groundwork or foundation; hence, elementary instruction; the act or process of applying a ground, as of color, to wall paper, cotton cloth, etc.; a basis

    Etymology: [Nominalized form of ground{3}, v. t.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. grounding

    The act of laying a ship on shore, in order to bream or repair her; it is also applied to runnings aground accidentally when under sail.

How to pronounce grounding?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of grounding in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of grounding in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of grounding in a Sentence

  1. Jeff Hall:

    The grounding of the putter near the ball and the ball's immediate movement after the club had been grounded, we put Dustin on notice, we just wanted him to realize that we were concerned and we wanted to make him aware of that so that he could strategically make decisions that he needed to make for the balance of the round.

  2. Allison Mack:

    Working for Jness is grounding and satisfying and humbling and, and... wonderful, wonderful.

  3. Prince William:

    For me it's really important to be grounded. I feel doing a job like this really helps with grounding ... at the core of what I am trying to become.

  4. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez:

    The reason Republicans hate me so much is because I confront them directly. Their moral -- their lack of moral grounding on so many issues, and, not just that, but the reason they are so upset, and they act like that girl in The Exorcist thats like vomiting pea soup, thats like them and negativity.

  5. Karimah Schoenhut:

    The new rules move the Endangered Species Act dangerously away from its grounding in sound science that has made the Act so effective.

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