Definition of groundsheet in English:

groundsheet

Line breaks: ground|sheet
Pronunciation: /ˈgraʊn(d)ʃiːt
 
/

noun

British
  • A waterproof sheet spread on the ground inside a tent.
    More 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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