Thesaurus / grounding

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The canoe had been capsized by the shock of grounding, and, but for the assistance of Wilkins, Ruth must have been lost.

The central-office carbon arrester will operate, grounding the line and increasing the amount of current flowing.

The former received a grounding in grammar, reading, and writing.

The Curse of EducationHarold E. Gorst

Its object is to restrict the water to such compartments as (through collision or grounding) may have been opened to the sea.

An Unsinkable TitanicJohn Bernard Walker

When the grounding is finished, cut under the slope, half way up.

A Manual of Wood CarvingCharles G. Leland

He had expected to hear not only those words, but also the grounding of arms and the brief command to halt.

El DoradoBaroness Orczy

R—— dipped her paddles in occasionally just to keep the boat from grounding.

The Journal of a Disappointed ManWilhelm Nero Pilate Barbellion

Grounding his rifle with a crash, and holding up his left hand, he shouted—“A friend!”

The grounding in, or re-entering (rentrage), of the other colours is the next process.

Before the men left the sloop they had hauled down the canvas, probably in an effort to keep her from grounding.

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