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ground plane

[′grau̇nd ‚plān]
(electricity)
A grounding plate, aboveground counterpoise, or arrangement of buried radial wires required with a ground-mounted antenna that depends on the earth as the return path for radiated radio-frequency energy.

ground plane

A horizontal plane of reference in linear perspective from which vertical measurements can be taken; usually it is the plane supporting the object depicted or the one on which the viewer stands. See also: Perspective projection

ground plane

The horizontal plane of projection in a perspective drawing; the horizontal plane upon which the object in the drawing rests.
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The structure is divided into four layers for the power plane, ground plane, ground plane and power plane, respectively.
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