effectively grounded

effectively grounded

[ə¦fek·tiv·lē ′grau̇nd·əd]
(electricity)
Grounded through a connection of sufficiently low impedances (inherent or intentionally added) so that fault grounds which may occur cannot build up voltages dangerous to connected personnel or other equipment.
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Cables and cable assemblies must be usable on networks with alternating voltage / current (50 Hz) with effectively grounded neutral point.
He told the Mirror: "While those ambulances are queuing, while their patients are waiting to be accepted on to the system by a triage nurse, the paramedics are effectively grounded.
New York (AirGuideBusiness - Business & Industry Features) Fri, Apr 4, 2014 - Lufthansa said a three-day walkout by its pilots, which has effectively grounded Germany's largest airline, could cost it up to EURa[logical not]75 million (USD$103 million) as it called on their union to return for talks over pay and retirement conditions.
With the highflying opposition prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi gradually losing steam after being effectively grounded by a political novice like Arvind Kejriwal, Priyanka can add a new dimension to the 2014 general election.
Nor has she been able to get back on a plane for another whistle-stop tour to some far-flung part of the world, effectively grounded after notching up a record-breaking 112 countries.
With the flotilla effectively grounded, Israel was gearing up to face off with hundreds more international activists expected to arrive en masse in Ben Gurion airport near Tel Aviv on Friday as a show of solidarity with the Palestinians.
But he also said: "Pilots without a valid medical are effectively grounded and shouldn't fly any aircraft.
Seven months after being asked by the US National Transportation Safety Board to do so, the Federal Aviation Administration has effectively grounded two factory-built light sport aircraft (S-LSA) models from the same manufacturer, Aircraft Manufacturing and Design (AMD).
Captain Peter Burkill, 43, says he is a "broken man" and feels betrayed after being effectively grounded and having his pay docked.
Moore, who had arranged with a landowner to drop skydivers on a former airstrip south of Creswell, said Eugene Skydivers has been effectively grounded since late October.
In July, MPs called for extra resources in Afghanistan after almost half the British support helicopters were effectively grounded because of mechanical failures.
He had not been flying for three years because he was effectively grounded to a desk job, even though he was being paid to fly," Mrs Binsted said.