dead ground


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dead ground

[¦ded ′grau̇nd]
(electricity)
A low-resistance connection between the ground and an electric circuit.
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Jimmy proved he could see a lot more than dead ground.
Everyone who watched the St Leger will have seen the gritty Capri outstay Crystal Ocean, achieving his best rating at the end of an extended mile and three-quarters run on dead ground at a brutal pace.
Of the others, I have reservations about Tawdeea getting today's trip on dead ground, while Paddys Motorbike needs a career-best performance and looks too exposed to get me revved-up.
The dead ground at Cheltenham wouldn't have helped his cause and today's sharper track will be much more to his liking.
I think the dead ground helped him as he was the most experienced and toughest horse in the field.
Although the range includes diesel options drivers are taking notice of Fiat group MultiAir petrol engines because they have closed that dead ground between performance and economy.
The team came under small arm fire and pushed i dead ground, be coming back to dea the first wave of ca he said.
He'll be 10lb better if the ground dries up as he doesn't like dead ground and it was pretty dead out there.
JOE TIZZARD (Montifault --5th): ``He just did not get home in the dead ground but he has run a blinder.
Unsuited by dead ground on a recent trip to Ascot, Washington DC returned to winning ways when outclassing his rivals in the listed Coolmore Stud Power Stakes.
It's hard to know whether it was the switch to forcing tactics or the dead ground (or a combination of both) but he looked a shadow of the horse who was just touched off by Postponed in the King George on his previous start and it was a surprise to see he had been done at 1.
I thought jumping the last ditch that I had a chance of winning but the dead ground caught him out a bit from there.