Grounding
Grounding Ground"ing, n. 1. The act, method, or process of laying a groundwork or foundation. [1913 Webster]

2. Hence: [Nominalized form of {ground}[3], v. t.] Elementary instruction; instruction in the basic concepts of a topic or skill. [PJC]

3. The act or process of applying a ground, as of color, to wall paper, cotton cloth, etc.; a basis. [1913 Webster]


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