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earth in Electrical topic

earthearth2 verb [transitive]  British EnglishTEE to make electrical equipment safe by connecting it to the ground with a wire syn ground American English Make sure that the machine is properly earthed.→ See Verb table
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earthHe is strongest when he's earthed and practical.All that is a bit abstract but it can be earthed by an example.The £50 rubber-soled shoes earthed the massive electric shock as the bolt hit Brian, 12, in his bedroom.Any exposed metal must be reliably earthed to the mains Earth lead.