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ground, 2
1. A nailing strip fixed in a masonry or concrete wall as a means of attaching wood trim or furring strips; also called a common ground, rough ground, fixing, fixing fillet, fixing slip.
3. The side of an electric circuit connected to the earth, used as a common return.
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On the graphs in Figure 5 the planimetric (using 10 x 10 cm grid) and altimetric RTK positions based on the RAP network registered at GRND test point in session 1, 2 and 3 are plotted.
ELEVATOR MARBLE EN SUITES GRANITE WORKTOPS ALL APPLIANCES INCLUDED SECURE PARKING CLOSE TO LARK LANE Apt 2: Grnd flr -643 sq ft -pounds 149,950 Apt 5: 1st flr -643 sq ft -pounds 155,000 Apt 3: Grnd flr -789 sq ft -pounds 178,500 Apt 1: Duplex-777 sq ft -pounds 179,950 Apt 4: Duplex-876 sq ft -pounds 210,000
Division Three: Queens Arms v Saughall (Valley Road 2); The Pollards v The Yard (Rec Grnd Willaston); Windmill v Corsair (Woodchurch Com Cntr 2); The Archers v Wirral Liberals (Bromborough Rec); Woodhey Athletic v Twelfth Man Celtic (Higher Bebington Rd 1).