Definition of groundsheet in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡroun(d)ˌSHēt/


Another term for ground cloth.
Example sentences
  • Once again bears had been at the depot, and the tent, poles, groundsheets, cooking pot, and primus were all missing.
  • The groundsheet was spread out below the hedge and the greenery was hit with the pole, the berries falling to the sacking.
  • He hoisted a heavy, laden pack onto his back, closed up the skiff, and bore a groundsheet and heavy sleeping-bag in his arms.

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Syllabification: ground·sheet

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