Ground form

(Gram.) the stem or basis of a word, to which the other parts are added in declension or conjugation. It is sometimes, but not always, the same as the root.<- =="" lemma="" -="">

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40 Ffos Las, nap Well treated on the pick of his heavy ground form from this time last year and shaped with a bit of encouragement when plugging on into a place at Towcester this month.
Finding the winner of that slog through the Chepstow mud won't be easy, though the arachnid has a sneaking suspicion that Sue Smith's VINTAGE STAR could be worth a flutter as he has solid heavy ground form and a light weight.
CUMIN: The nutty, peppery flavour of the cumin makes it a popular ingredient in Indian kitchens and its seeds are used in both whole and ground form.
Cafe Orzo is available in both a ground form and a liquid concentrate form for foodservice.
Cloves can be used whole or in ground form, but one should understand it is a very strong spice so just two or three in a dish or just a few pinches if using as powder will be enough.
And, according to the Cattlemen's Beef Board, between 40 and 45 percent of all beef sold each year in the United States is in ground form.
A useful tip if you use them - 15 whole pods are the equivalent of two teaspoons of the spice in ground form.
And Broadhurst is convinced he can move up the leaderboard over the weekend if he transfers his practice ground form onto the course.
His heavy ground form suggests he will get the trip
His heavy ground form suggests he will get the trip, and as long as he is none the worse for his recent spill and his jumping holds up, he looks a decent punting proposition
An early ink drawing conveys those ideas, initially formed in words, with a few simple brushstrokes, showing the manipulation of the ground to create car parking below a green belt, how ground form, roof shape and structure ease the flow of air and invite movement of people.