grounding : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n education or instruction in the fundamentals of a field of knowledge
a good grounding in mathematics
- n fastening electrical equipment to earth
- v fix firmly and stably
- v confine or restrict to the ground
- v place or put on the ground
- v instruct someone in the fundamentals of a subject
- v bring to the ground
- v hit or reach the ground
- v throw to the ground in order to stop play and avoid being tackled behind the line of scrimmage
- v hit a groundball
- v hit onto the ground
- v cover with a primer; apply a primer to
- v connect to a ground
- v use as a basis for; found on
- The discovery resulted in the grounding of all cropdusters nationwide on Sunday Sept.
- Since no dust storms were grounding flights, anyone traveling could have assumed some American bigwig was heading in.
- Greek, Latin and logic, mathematics and a firm grounding in scientific studies are standard elements in the curriculum.
News & Articles
- Boeing 787 grounding raised questions on FAA process - U.S. congressman
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rick Larsen, the U.S. congressman who has Boeing Co's biggest factory in his district, said at a hearing on the 787 Dreamliner on Wednesday that the grounding of the jet raised "legitimate ...
June 12, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! Finance
- Congressional hearing on Dreamliner raises questions on FAA
A Congressional hearing on the grounding of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner on Wednesday raised questions about the Federal Aviation Administration certification process.
June 12, 2013 - Chicago Tribune
- Strike hits French airports until Wednesday
PARIS (Reuters) - French air traffic controllers walked off the job on Tuesday, grounding one flight in four across the country in a protest against EU plans to liberalize civil airspace. Walk-outs are expected to spread across Europe on Wednesday, but France's air controller union SNCTA canceled a planned third day of strikes on Thursday, citing encouraging support from the French and German ...
June 11, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
- John McCain in Forbes
I just have to say in all candor that since this nation was founded primarily on Christian principles ...... personally, I prefer someone who I know who has a solid grounding in my faith,McCain said. "But that doesn't mean that I'm sure...
- Gary Megson in Independent
Megson said: "Fabrice is a tough-tackling central midfielder who has had a good grounding with the Arsenal youth set-up."
- Hillary Rodham Clinton in Guardian Unlimited
I am very grateful that I had a grounding in faith that gave me the courage and the strength to do what I thought was right, regardless of what the world thought,Clinton said during a forum where the three leading Democratic presidential...