groundsheet ground"sheet` (ground"sh[=e]t`), n. a piece of waterproofed cloth spread on the ground (as under a tent) to protect the occupants from moisture.

Syn: ground cloth. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • groundsheet — ► NOUN ▪ a waterproof sheet spread on the ground inside a tent …   English terms dictionary

  • groundsheet — UK [ˈɡraʊndˌʃiːt] / US [ˈɡraʊndˌʃɪt] noun [countable] Word forms groundsheet : singular groundsheet plural groundsheets British a piece of plastic or other material that you put under a tent …   English dictionary

  • groundsheet — [[t]gra͟ʊndʃiːt[/t]] groundsheets N COUNT A groundsheet is a piece of waterproof material which you put on the ground to sleep on when you are camping. [BRIT] Syn: groundcloth (in AM, use groundcloth) …   English dictionary

  • groundsheet — noun Date: 1907 ground cloth …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • groundsheet — /grownd sheet /, n. a waterproof sheet of plastic, canvas, or other durable material spread on the ground, as under a sleeping bag or in a tent, for protection against moisture. Also called ground cloth. [1905 10; GROUND1 + SHEET1] * * * …   Universalium

  • groundsheet — noun A sheet of waterproof material that is spread on the ground, often beneath a tent, upon which a person may sit or sleep …   Wiktionary

  • groundsheet — ground|sheet [ˈgraundʃi:t] n BrE a piece of material that water cannot pass through which people sleep on when they are camping American Equivalent: ground cloth …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • groundsheet — ground|sheet [ graund,ʃit ] noun count BRITISH a GROUND CLOTH …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • groundsheet — n. waterproof cloth (for covering the ground) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • groundsheet — noun a waterproof sheet spread on the ground inside a tent …   English new terms dictionary

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