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un- +‎ ground


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.


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

  1. (transitive, 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. (transitive) To free from the punishment of being grounded (restricted to home).
    We'll consider ungrounding you when you can act your age.