ground wire


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ground wire

[′grau̇nd ‚wīr]
(civil engineering)
A small-gage, high-strength steel wire used to establish line and grade for air-blown mortar or concrete. Also known as alignment wire; screed wire.
(electricity)
A conductor used to connect electric equipment to a ground rod or other grounded object.

ground wire

1. A conductor leading to an electric connection to the earth.
2. A wire used to establish line and grade, as in shotcrete work; usually of small-gauge, high-strength steel.
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Houses wired with plastic-sheathed cable almost always have bare copper ground wires that you'll connect to the dimmer.
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LAHORE -- National Transmission and Despatch Company (NTDC) has energized 500 KV New Gakhar-Lahore Circuit-II transmission line at 2:36 pm on Friday after rehabilitation of 8 collapsed towers along with installation of Optical Fiber Ground Wire (OPGW).
ISLAMABAD -- The National Transmission and Dispatch Company (NTDC) has energized 500 kV New Gakhar - Lahore Circuit-II transmission line at 1436 hours on Thursday after rehabilitation of 8 collapsed towers alongwith installation of Optical Fiber Ground Wire (OPGW).
Connect the ground wire in the plastic box to the metal box extension by screwing a No.
The noise filter and alternator required replacement; the ground wire was repaired.