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Definition of Earthing

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grounding, act of attaching electrical equipment to the earth; process of electrical safety whereby metal parts of electrical supplies are joined to a common ground point so that excess current can be carried away and cause the fuse to blow in case of a fault (Electricity)
ground, attach to the earth (about an electrical conductor); cover with soil
Earthing Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
Glossary of Technical Theatre Terms
Electrical safety requirement that metal parts of electrical equipment are connected to a common earth or ground point so that in the event of a fault,ess current can be carried away,causing the fuse to blow. Known in the USA as Ground.
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Earthing Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(p. pr. & vb. n.)
of Earth
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1. fastening electrical equipment to earth
(synonym) grounding
(hypernym) fastening, attachment
(derivation) earth

1. the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface; "they dug into the earth outside the church"
(synonym) ground
(hypernym) material, stuff
(hyponym) moraine
2. the solid part of the earth's surface; "the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land"; "the earth shook for several minutes"; "he dropped the logs on the ground"
(synonym) land, dry land, ground, solid ground, terra firma
(hypernym) object, physical object
(hyponym) America, the Americas
(part-holonym) Earth, world, globe
3. once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)
(hypernym) element
(classification) archaism, archaicism
4. the concerns of the world as distinguished from heaven and the afterlife; "they consider the church to be independent of the world"
(synonym) worldly concern, earthly concern, world
(hypernym) concern
5. a connection between an electrical device and the earth (which is a zero voltage)
(synonym) ground
(hypernym) connection, connexion, connector, connecter, connective

1. hide in the earth like a hunted animal
(hypernym) hide, hide out
(derivation) ground
2. connect to the earth; "earth the circuit"
(hypernym) ground
(derivation) ground
Earthing Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
DOD Dictionary of Military Terms
(*) The process of making a satisfactory electrical connection between the structure, including the metal skin, of an object or vehicle, and the mass of the Earth, to ensure a common potential with the Earth. See also bonding.
Source: U.S. Department of Defense, Joint Doctrine Division. ( About )
Earthing Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
In electrical engineering, ground or earth is the reference point in an electrical circuit from which voltages are measured, a common return path for electric current, or a direct physical connection to the Earth.

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Earthing Definition from Religion & Spirituality Dictionaries & Glossaries
Book of Shadows
See Grounding.