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ground line

A horizontal line representing the intersection of the ground plane and the picture plane. See also: Perspective projection

ground line

The level of the surface of the ground, above (or below) which the height of a structure (or depth of excavation) is measured.
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Pairs of holes at a given location from the ground line were drilled 120[degrees] apart; that is, one pair was offset by 60[degrees] from the adjacent pair.
The engineers admit that it is unlikely that they would have singled out the ground line strut for attention without the computer simulation.
Each pole is to be drilled at a 45 degree angle starting 3 inches below ground line with a 3/8 inch drill bit past the center of the pole.
Project Content: The Line is 12km long in total, including 5km underground line, 5km elevated line and 2km ground line and involving 12 stations, one maintenance field one switchyard and 40 initial low-floor trains.
Toe boards are the orange boards at the base of the fence which provide a ground line to assist horses in determining the base of the fence.
The pine voles gnaw the bark of stems at ground line and the roots below ground.
The tree should be set in the hole uniformly, resting on a solid piece of ground so it doesn't sink after the first rain, with the top of the root ball at ground line and the trunk at a right angle to the earth.
Because crosstalk is proportional to the size of the mutual current loops between signal lines, the large separation between each signal and its respective return ground line results in significant crosstalk over this cable.
Powered by a 150 horsepower turbocharged fuel-injected engine that is Tier III certified, the SK210LC has an operating weight of 47,800 pounds, digs to 22 feet and provides a maximum reach of 31 feet 11 inches at ground line.
The system's heavy-duty construction, which includes rugged connectors and a solid ground line to ensure proper connection, complies with IEC 61010 personal safety requirements.
Mason said in response to a lawmaker's question that surface lines of communication such as Pakistan ground line of communication (PAKGLOC), and to a lesser extent, the northern distribution network, were critical to meeting US timelines and they are less expensive than multimodal and direct air transportation.
We have voluntarily halted US shipments of retrograde cargo through the Pakistan Ground Line of Communication (GLOCC) from Torkham Gate through Karachi to ensure the safety of the drivers contracted to move our equipment," the Pentagon spokesperson, Mark Wright said.