artificial ground

artificial ground

[¦ärd·ə¦fish·əl ′grau̇nd]
(electricity)
A common correction for a radio-frequency electrical or electronic circuit that is not directly connected to the earth.
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The company specializes in ground control techniques, including grouting and artificial ground freezing, enabling shafts to be sunk through unstable ground through extremely high pressure water.
However after beating several defenders he landed awKwardly on the artificial ground, and was forced to come off.
When researching the possible effects on organisms of exposure to these artificial ground currents, I quickly realised that there is little science being done in this field.
It may be appropriate to refer to these artificial ground currents as electromagnetic pollution.
With the exhibition held 8m high on 10 conical pilotis, Phaeno could be seen as an equivalent to Herzog and de Meuron's Barcelona Forum (AR September 2004) as both buildings compress a public space between artificial ground and an elevated triangular form.
The three-year-old's first venture onto the artificial ground was pleasing as he finished in the third spot at Lingfield in November of 2003.
This sloping path becomes artificial ground, echoing the slope of the hill beneath.
Gannon says: "I played in England when Oldham and Preston had their artificial grounds.
These ten or so artificial grounds really do constitute an emergent urban type, but the one that really put it on the architectural map was FOA's Yokohama Port Terminal, designed in 1995 and finished just before the final of the 2002 World Cup Football.