unground

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

unground (not comparable)

  1. Not having been ground, unpulverized.
    A bit of unground wheat in flour can really hurt when you bite it, another reason to sift.

Verb[edit]

unground (third-person singular simple present ungrounds, present participle ungrounding, simple past and past participle ungrounded)

  1. (electricity, electronics) To remove a connection to ground potential.
    If you unground the extension cord it will cause a shock hazard in that drill.
  2. To remove the punishment of being grounded (restricted to home).
    We'll consider ungrounding you when you can act your age.