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groundsheet

(ˈɡraʊndˌʃiːt) or

ground cloth

n
1. (Textiles) a waterproof rubber, plastic, or polythene sheet placed on the ground in a tent, etc, to keep out damp
2. (Team Sports, other than specified) a similar sheet put over a sports field to protect it against rain
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

ground•sheet

(ˈgraʊndˌʃit)

n.
a waterproof sheet spread on the ground, as under a sleeping bag, for protection against moisture. Also called ground cloth.
[1905–10]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.groundsheet - a waterproofed piece of cloth spread on the ground (as under a tent) to protect from moisture
piece of cloth, piece of material - a separate part consisting of fabric
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Translations

groundsheet

[ˈgraʊndʃiːt] N (in tent) → aislante m (de tienda de campaña), suelo m (de tienda de campaña)
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

groundsheet

[ˈgraʊndʃiːt] n (British)tapis m de sol
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

groundsheet

nZeltboden (→ plane f) m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

groundsheet

[ˈgraʊndˌʃiːt] n (Brit) (in tent) → telone m impermeabile
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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He splish-splashed past the BBC, Spread his groundsheet under a tree, And set up shop in Nuns Moor Park Like some audacious oligarch.
Den-making kits, including ropes, groundsheet, camouflage cover, pegs, a hammer and guides on foraging for natural materials, can be borrowed free of charge.
There's a large porch for rain and sun protection, a hinged door for easy entry and exit, heavy duty waterproofing, blackout bedrooms and an integrated groundsheet and mesh panels to keep bugs out.
A groundsheet may prove to be a useful addition to your kit for a day on the moor, especially as so many other species are ground-dwelling and plants rarely more than waist high.
Durable 20D nylon mesh is used for the inner and the groundsheet, while the main poles are a mix of aluminium alloy and carbon fibre.
Visit www.liverpoolecho.co.uk His groundsheet must be saturated, not least because so many alleged Labour supporters still can't get over the fact that Corbyn has had two landslide leadership election victories.
However, without warning anyone, Danny Baker had moved his groundsheet into the middle of the communal area, in an effort to escape Martin Roberts' very loud snoring.
No sissy tents and palliasses here, we slept in the open wrapped in a blanket with only a thin canvas groundsheet between us and the bare ground.
"Everything had disappeared - the inflatable, the blower, extension leads, groundsheet, crash mat and rain cover.
PS34.99 each star buy IGLOO TENT In two designs, this threeperson Igloo includes a roll-up entrance, groundsheet, pegs, poles, guy ropes and carry bag.
This pounds 114.99 tent also weathers well (especially the weekend we tried it out in pouring rain) and the groundsheet protected porch offers the ideal place to stow gear and carry out day-to-day tasks.