Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. 1. One who lays the groundwork or foundation.
  • n. In ceramics, a person who lays grounds. See bossing, 1.

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Examples

  • But armed men festooned themselves about its exterior and it went bumping and rolling to the massive ground-layer girders of the grid.

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  • Simulations of wildfire-induced carbon losses from Alaskan black spruce stands over the past 60 years suggest that ground-layer combustion has accelerated regional carbon losses over the past decade, owing to increases in burn area and late-season burning.

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