grounding plate

grounding plate

[′grau̇nd·iŋ ‚plāt]
(electricity)
An electrically grounded metal plate on which a person stands to discharge static electricity picked up by his body, or a similar plate buried in the ground to act as a ground rod.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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It should be directly connected to the earth terminal (grounding plate) in a manner that keeps lightning current from flowing through the engine bearings.
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All ground wires in the facility were connected to the copper grounding plates in the underfab.