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grounding

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  • 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
Quotes

  • 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...

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