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neutral ground

[′nü·trəl ′grau̇nd]
(electricity)
Ground connected to the neutral point or points of an electric circuit, transformer, rotating machine, or system.
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In this way the lovers contrived, while the innocent ruling authorities were on deck, to meet privately below them, on the neutral ground of the main cabin; and there, by previous arrangement at the breakfast-table, they were about to meet privately now.
To be in the halting state of Mr Henry Gowan; to have left one of two powers in disgust; to want the necessary qualifications for finding promotion with another, and to be loitering moodily about on neutral ground, cursing both; is to be in a situation unwholesome for the mind, which time is not likely to improve.
acted upon another principle; and in distinguishing between what was ancient and modern, forgot, as it appears to me, that extensive neutral ground, the large proportion, that is, of manners and sentiments which are common to us and to our ancestors, having been handed down unaltered from them to us, or which, arising out of the principles of our common nature, must have existed alike in either state of society.
McGuane, 19, replaced Aleix Vidal in the 77th minute of the derby clash at a neutral ground in Lleida which finished 0-0 without extra-time.
He said: "We've enjoyed Murrayfield - it's a fantastic facility - but it feels more like a cup atmosphere at a neutral ground than a home league fixture.
We are very excited to work with Michael Waddell and his team on Neutral Ground," says Kelley Wolf Griffith, VP of Production at Carbon Media Group.
The event provided a rare opportunity for young people to meet and talk to potential employers on neutral ground, as much for them to make choices on the type of business and employer they would like to work for, as for businesses to choose staff.
Fans have called for the game to be played at a neutral ground such as Manchester City's Etihad Stadium to avoid such problems.
A total of 19 Cardiff City fans were arrested during the season, three at home, one at a neutral ground and 15 at away grounds, putting the club 13th in the "arrests league".
Two World Cup qualifyingAaAeAeA matches for the Palestinian soccer teamAaAeAeA sched to take place in Palestine were moved to a neutral ground by FIFA Wednesday.
FIFA has asked the Palestinian Football Association to provide details on the neutral ground in Asia that will host both matches.
It will be Boro's biggest away following, excluding at a neutral ground since the 1992 League Cup clash with United - with the Teessiders eventually losing 2-1 in extratime.