1. ground rent payment for the right to occupy and improve a piece of land
  2. grandparent a parent of your father or mother
  3. groundnut a North American vine with fragrant blossoms and edible tubers; important food crop of Native Americans
  4. groundsheet a waterproofed piece of cloth spread on the ground (as under a tent) to protect from moisture
  5. micronutrient a substance needed only in small amounts for normal body function (e.g., vitamins or minerals)
  6. ground bait bait scattered on the water to attract fish
  7. ground pine low-growing annual with yellow flowers dotted red
  8. ground pink low wiry-stemmed branching herb or southern California having fringed pink flowers
  9. ground rose low-growing bristly shrub of southern Oregon and California with creeping rootstocks and usually corymbose flowers
  10. ground rule (baseball) a special rule (as in baseball) dealing with situations that arise due to the nature of the playing grounds
  11. groundspeed the speed of an aircraft relative to the ground
  12. ground out make an out by hitting the ball on the ground
  13. groundling in Elizabethan theater: a playgoer in the cheap standing section
  14. reentrant (of angles) pointing inward
  15. grounding education or instruction in the fundamentals of a field of knowledge
  16. grounder (baseball) a hit that travels along the ground
  17. ground effect apparent increase in aerodynamic lift experienced by an aircraft flying close to the ground
  18. carpenter ant ant that nests in decaying wood in which it bores tunnels for depositing eggs
  19. ground cloth a waterproofed piece of cloth spread on the ground (as under a tent) to protect from moisture
  20. ground sloth gigantic extinct terrestrial sloth-like mammal of the Pliocene and Pleistocene in America

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