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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The captain asked, and Jimmy explained he'd found the dead ground by changing angle and perspective, also watching the fall of shadows and disappearing-and-reappearing birds.
Fisk: The purpose of the drone is to give artillery men a siting of an artillery target in what is called dead ground. Dead ground is what you can't see.
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.
Second favourite Septimus powered through dead ground at A York to win the Dante by eight lengths but those behind him either seemed to loathe the conditions or were simply not that good.
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.