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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Use a 3/32-in hex wrench from the General Mechanic's tool set to tighten the clamp's handle screws to the ground wire.
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The ESA609 integrates all functions needed to test medical devices when patient lead testing is not required, including: line (mains) voltage, ground wire (protective earth) resistance, equipment current, leakage current and point-to-point tests.
So, when doing repairs of the electrical connector assembly, be sure that the E1 ground wire terminal lug is securely fastened to the EM1 filter mounting screw.
The Vermeer CL80 cable layer attachment sorts, configures and feeds a series of cables; ground wire and tracer tape in a specified configuration into the trench--all in one pass.
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