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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.

  2. Origin: [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

  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

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

How to pronounce grounding ?

  1. Alex
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How to say grounding in sign language?

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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. Allison Mack:

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

  2. Dustin Johnson:

    I played well five years ago at Whistling Whistling Straits but I won't be grounding my club anywhere I shouldn't be grounding it.

  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. Anuj Somany:

    If a person finds the negative people in his network, then he needs to mind or mend his own nature than others for his basic grounding decides only the level of acidic or toxic surrounding.

  5. Bill Waldock:

    The headlines in the papers called it the' Deadly 727.' There were a lot of calls for grounding it, you had travel agents booking passengers away from the airplane. It could have killed the airplane.

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