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grounded

Said of an electrical device, piece of equipment, or electrical system that is connected to the earth or to some extended electrically conducting body that serves as the earth, whether the connection is intentional or accidental.
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Number of 737 Max 8s in fleet: 15.SpiceJet Status: Grounded. Number of 737 Max 8s in fleet: 13.WestJet Status: In use.
During the same EMI audit, it was discovered that several tools weren't grounded at all.
This isolated node-to-isolated node interface is maximally safe from ground noise current flow and can withstand higher noise voltage levels than either node being used opposite a grounded node.
On the other hand, if an appliance is grounded, most of the leakage current will flow to the earth through the ground wire rather than through the person.
The metal box and metal conduit may be grounded even though there's no ground wire.
The result: Individuals who touch grounded elements of both the electrical and plumbing system -- such as in a kitchen, bathroom, or basement -- receive no shock.
The power coil is surrounded by a number of vertically oriented silicon steel columns, called magnetic yokes, which are electrically grounded. The yokes support the power coil and provide a magnetic path for the alternating magnetic flux field.
The other side was grounded through a rod planted in the earth.
IF THE ANSWER IS YES, MAKE SURE THE BOX IS GROUNDED TO THE GROUND TERMINAL OF THE GENERATOR SUPPLYING THE POWER.
Some types of electronic equipment, such as telephone answering machines or video cassette recorders connected to a cable network, are grounded in two different places.
I argued that a ground strap was not necessary since the antenna was grounded by the RF cable.