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groundwork

the ground or background of a painting, etc.

Groundwork

Site work that takes place on the ground, such as excavations, drain laying, pathways and driveways.

groundwork

Batten strips applied over roofing boards or the like; used as a base for the application of roofing materials.
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Mark Nash from RBS, left, with Steve Jones, managing director of S&S Groundworks
I felt the name GroundWorks Dancetheater represented the company's philosophy of building dance from the ground up.
Now in its 10th season, GroundWorks has established itself as northeastern Ohio's preeminent dance company, garnering a number of honors including a Dance Magazine "25 to Watch" in 2002.
Groundwork Middlesbrough worked with the school throughout.
Headteacher Chris Buckley said: "We have worked with Groundwork and volunteer parents to generate many ideas from the children.
Groundworks says that projects like Welsh Biofuels, developing a sustainable biomass pellet from waste wood, and the Renewable Energy Investment Club, providing communities with opportunities to invest in renewable energy developments to create an income stream for regeneration, will provide jobs and encourage economic regeneration.
ENVIRONMENTAL charity Groundwork Bridgend is sending two young people to South Africa for the Earth Summit 2002.
John Cartwright and Mick Moreton from the Black Country Urban Forest with the youth enterprise award presented to them at the Groundworks conference
The Tory peer made his criticisms while speaking at the annual meeting of Birmingham-based regeneration charity Groundwork, which has built its success on working with communities in the most deprived areas of the country.
L-3 Communications (NYSE:LLL) announced today that its Telemetry & Instrumentation (L-3 T&I) division has introduced GroundWorks (TM), an integrated line of commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) ground system solutions that offers unparalleled flexibility and scalability in telemetry, tracking and control (TT&C) and payload-link ground system design.
HIGH DANCE DRAMA IN A COOL SPACE GROUNDWORKS DANCE THEATER NORTHSIDE ICE HOUSE AKRON, OHIO SEPTEMBER 7-15, 2001
Cayenne Software's Object-Team, GroundWorks and Terrain products will support the CDIF standard by the end of 1997.