Definition of Earthing

1. Noun. Fastening electrical equipment to earth.

Exact synonyms: Grounding
Generic synonyms: Attachment, Fastening
Derivative terms: Earth, Ground



Definition of Earthing

1. Verb. (present participle of earth) ¹

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Definition of Earthing

1. earth [v] - See also: earth

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Earthing

earthenware jar
earthenwares
earthfall
earthfalls
earthfloor
earthfloors
earthhog
earthhole
earthhouse
earthhouses
earthier
earthiest
earthily
earthiness
earthinesses
earthing (current term)
earthless
earthlier
earthlies
earthliest
earthlight
earthlights
earthlike
earthliness
earthlinesses
earthling
earthlings
earthlit
earthly
earthly concern

Literary usage of Earthing

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1. The Principles of Agriculture by Albrecht Daniel Thaer (1844)
"The earthing, or, in other words, the washing down and distributing of the earth will always be best effected by the action of the water alone, ..."

2. Electricity Control: A Treatise on Electric Switchgear and Systems of by Leonard Andrews (1904)
"... of insulation—Precautions against accidents to attendants—Notes re earthing—The advantages and disadvantages of earthing cases of instruments, etc. ..."

3. Chemical Technology, Or, Chemistry in Its Applications to Arts and Manufactures by Charles Edward Groves, William Thorp, Friedrich Ludwig Knapp, Thomas Richardson, Edmund Ronalds, Henry Watts, William Joseph Dibdin (1903)
"Cardew earthing Device. secondary, and thus the potential of the latter rise above 400 volts, the static charge developed on the upper disc attracts one end ..."

4. The Suburban Horticulturist: Or, An Attempt to Teach the Science and by John Claudius Loudon (1842)
"Inlaying, or earthing in, the vines of the cucumber, though still practised by some, " is now seldom resorted to by experienced growers, and is worse than ..."

5. Electric Light Cables and the Distribution of Electricity by Stuart Arthur Russell (1892)
"earthing the Bearer Wire.—Mechanical Strains on Wire and Poles.— Calculation of Strains.—Average Wind Pressure. FOR outdoor work the conductor may either be ..."

6. Mushrooms: how to Grow Them: A Practical Treatise on Mushroom Culture for by William Falconer (1901)
"... earthing OVER THE BEDS. This is an important operation in mushroom-growing, and the one for which loam is indispensable. It consists in covering the ..."

7. The Florist and Pomologist: A Pictorial Monthly Magazine of Flowers, Fruits by Robert Hogg (1883)
"... to the centre S and eaves and is therefore presentable at table without the tedmus process of earthing up. ..."

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