ground distance

ground distance

[′grau̇nd ‚dis·təns]
(navigation)
The great-circle distance between two ground positions, as contrasted with slant distance or slant range, the straight-line distance between two points. Also known as ground range.
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The ground distance will be reduced further once a flank connecting the Parama Island- Park Circus flyover with the AJC Bose Road flyover is finished.
floor laying work (wood parquet ) including ground distance .
In the aircrafta[euro](tm)s first non-stop service from Mumbai, India, to Luton Airport, London, UK, it covered a ground distance of 4,015 nautical miles in nine hours and 15 minutes, equivalent to 4,400 nautical miles with no headwind.
Andrichak (1998) Application of phase and ground distance relays to three terminal lines, GER--3964, GE Power Management, Ontario
They continue to be off balance for standing still, because the ground distance of the stride ahead of the body's center is shorter than the distance behind the body's center.
The mill's current protection scheme includes two SEL-2PG10 Phase Distance Ground Overcurrent Relays; five SEL-321 Phase and Ground Distance relays' one SEL-311C Distance Relay, four SEL-311L Relays; 12 SEL-300G Generator Protection Relays for added primary and backup generator protection; five SEL-351A Distribution Protection Systems; two SEL-501 Dual Universal Over-current Relays; and two SEL-547 Distributed Generation Interconnection Relays.
Because the line of sight is actually longer than the ground distance, there is some discrepancy.
Again your goal is to cover as much height and ground distance as possible with each push-off.
This is due to the fact that design engineers customarily work with actual ground distances.
I think it is unfair to say it was because of the ground that she won so far, though in that kind of ground distances lengthen," said Francois Doumen yesterday.