dead ground


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dead ground

[¦ded ′grau̇nd]
(electricity)
A low-resistance connection between the ground and an electric circuit.
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Although the range includes diesel options drivers are taking notice of Fiat group MultiAir petrol engines because they have closed that dead ground between performance and economy.
I'll let you into a little secret now in as much as Menorah didn't like the really dead ground that day and I feel there is plenty more to come on the better ground he will face here.
The team came under small arm fire and pushed i dead ground, be coming back to dea the first wave of ca he said.
He'll be 10lb better if the ground dries up as he doesn't like dead ground and it was pretty dead out there.
Second favourite Septimus powered through dead ground at A York to win the Dante by eight lengths but those behind him either seemed to loathe the conditions or were simply not that good.
JOE TIZZARD (Montifault --5th): ``He just did not get home in the dead ground but he has run a blinder.
SINCE last November jump racing has been conducted almost exclusively - by courtesy of mother nature - on heavy, soft, sloshy, sticky and dead ground.
Although the range includes diesel options, drivers are taking notice of Fiat group MultiAir petrol engines because they have closed that dead ground between performance and economy.
It was dead ground at Haydock the last day and he didn't jump as good on it as he can.
That race might have come a bit soon after Down Royal and he might not have enjoyed the dead ground, but he certainly came back to form on his latest start.
It could be a combination of both, in which case seven furlongs on dead ground today will see him in his best light.
He said: "They've had a meeting called off at Werribee so I imagine if doesn't rain up to the end of the week it will be pretty dead ground.