single-point grounding

single-point grounding

[′siŋ·gəl ¦pȯint ′grau̇nd·iŋ]
(electricity)
Grounding system that attempts to confine all return currents to a network that serves as the circuit reference; to be effective, no appreciable current is allowed to flow in the circuit reference, that is, the sum of the return currents is zero.
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