aboveground aboveground

Definition(s):

  • (adj) on or above the surface of the ground

Usage(s):

  1. The mushrooms are aboveground appendages of the real organism, a tangled mass of stringlike tendrils that spread below the surface.
  2. Once only available as samizdat-style photocopied pamphlets, this year fans of Kevin Huizenga's comix have finally been rewarded with a regular, aboveground series.
  3. Yet Gorbachev apparently calculates that the movement will be safer aboveground and in contact with a Pope who preaches against political violence.

News

  1. Northborough Selectmen blast National Grid

    Selectmen got angry with National Grid Monday after the company applied for permits for aboveground gas storage tanks that have already been installed for years.  
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The MetroWest Daily News

  2. What It Says About the Brain

    Aboveground nuclear bomb testing in the 1950s and 1960s inadvertently gave modern scientists a way to prove the adult brain regularly creates new neurons, research reveals.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Fox News

  3. Weird: Nuclear Bomb Tests Reveal Adults Grow New Brain Cells

    Aboveground nuclear bomb testing in the 1950s and 1960s inadvertently gave modern scientists a way to prove the adult brain regularly creates new neurons, research reveals.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: LiveScience.com via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "The problem is not underground but aboveground ...... to have better infrastructure, more stable policies in producing countries is important to increase capacity," Tanaka said at a biennial energy conference in Rome.
    on Apr 20, 2008 By: Nobuo Tanaka Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Their activities speeded the necessary price adjustment that moved some crude oil from OPEC reserves to aboveground inventories of the developed world," Greenspan writes.
    on Sep 28, 2007 By: Alan Greenspan Source: CattleNetwork.com

  3. "The caverns have the possibility of integration with aboveground storage, and will allow for optimization of the overall storage capacity on Jurong Island. This will result in land savings and offer benefits of enhanced safety and security,"...
    on Apr 12, 2006 By: Lim Hng Kiang Source: People's Daily Online

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