What are grounds?

  • (noun): Sediment that has settled at the bottom of a liquid.
    Synonyms: dregs, settlings
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on grounds, ground:

Westminster Group - The Company Test Grounds
... Westminster houses its test grounds and company headquarters on a 4½ acre site outside Banbury, UK Coordinates 52°04′N 1°17′W / 52.067°N 1.283°W / 52.067 -1.283 ... Many of the Group’s products and services are demonstrated on the grounds and inside corporate headquarters (e.g ... The test grounds hold some of the world's most sophisticated perimeter security solutions, pipeline protection systems and integrated thermal imaging/night vision CCTV camera systems ...
Avengers Mansion - Fictional History and Layout - Surrounding Grounds
... up by energy beams that shot out from the ground ... The mansion's grounds featured an array of statues of past and present Avengers, constructed out of adamantium ... One of the trees on the grounds used to hold a miniature lab belonging to Hank Pym ...
Alabama State Capitol - The Grounds
... The grounds of Capitol Hill were surrounded by a cast iron fence from the 19th century into the first decades of the 20th ... The grounds still contain many trees and scrubs from the Olmsted design, in addition to numerous monuments ... Other major features of the grounds include the marble steps leading to the front portico, the Confederate Memorial Monument and the Avenue of Flags ...
Cricket In England - Cricket Grounds
... See main article List of cricket grounds in England and Wales English cricket grounds are smaller than the largest in some other countries, especially India and Australia, but the best of them have been ... The largest English cricket ground, Lord's in London, is internationally regarded as the "home of cricket" ... test venue status by the England and Wales Cricket Board, with the prospect of the ground hosting its first Test match in 2010 ...

More definitions of "grounds":

  • (noun): The enclosed land around a house or other building.
    Synonyms: yard, curtilage
  • (noun): A tract of land cleared for some special purposes (recreation or burial etc.).
  • (noun): A justification for something existing or happening.
    Synonyms: cause, reason
  • (noun): Your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief.
    Synonyms: evidence

Famous quotes containing the word grounds:

    Unfaithfulness ought to extinguish love, and we should not be jealous when there is reason to be. Only those who give no grounds for jealousy are worthy of it.
    François, Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613–1680)

    Christ and The Church: If he were to apply for a divorce on the grounds of cruelty, adultery and desertion, he would probably get one.
    Samuel Butler (1835–1902)

    People are reluctant to cite boredom as grounds for divorce.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927)