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ground current[′grau̇nd ‚kə·rənt]
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
ground currentUnwanted current in a ground line. It may be caused by imbalanced electrical sources; for example, the ground line in a communications channel between two computers deriving power separately. See ground loop, inter-system ground noise and ground.
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