to ground
phrasal 1. into a burrow <
the fox went to ground
2. into hiding <
might need to make a run for it and go to ground someplace — Edward Hoagland

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Going to Ground — is the third in the Shapeshifter series of young adult novels by Ali Sparkes. It was first published in May 2007.Plot summaryThe book starts with Dax in his bed. After a rude awakening involving a practical joke from his sister, Dax gets up and… …   Wikipedia

  • air-to-ground missile — Missile Mis sile, n. [L. missile.] 1. A weapon thrown or projected or intended to be projected, as a lance, an arrow, or a bullet. [1913 Webster] 2. A rocket propelled device designed to fly through the air and deliver a warhead of explosive… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • air-to-ground — adj. Air to ground is used with these nouns: ↑missile …   Collocations dictionary

  • air-to-ground — adjective fired from an aircraft at a target on the ground …   Wiktionary

  • go to ground — Canadian Slang To go to bed …   English dialects glossary

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