groundsheet


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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

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]
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
Translations

groundsheet

[ˈgraʊndʃiːt] N (in tent) → aislante m (de tienda de campaña), suelo m (de tienda de campaña)

groundsheet

[ˈgraʊndʃiːt] n (British)tapis m de sol

groundsheet

nZeltboden (→ plane f) m

groundsheet

[ˈgraʊndˌʃiːt] n (Brit) (in tent) → telone m impermeabile
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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.
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.
The design includes a storage area with a detachable bathtub groundsheet for added flexibility, while there is ventilation at the rear allowing an airflow to tackle condensation and keep the tent cool.
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.
The former involves trying to remember how to erect the ancient tent you last used ateenager, before sleeping on a groundsheet, and braving the chilly outdoors in damp socks when attending to a call of nature in the middle of the night.
Standing in his unit's groundsheet storeroom upstairs, Jon says: "The whole lot has mushroomed from the ground sheets.
spread out my groundsheet and lie down flat on my back.
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.
When he went back at 7pm everything had disappeared - the inflatable, the blower, extension leads, groundsheet, crash mat and rain cover.
They succeeded in shifting the heavy falls of snow that had covered the huge groundsheet and that meant the club could try to ensure the pitch is playable for Thursday's UEFA Cup third round second-leg tie against Grazer AK.
So, after more 'quick' thinking, a large groundsheet was used as an extension to the gazebo in order to darken the viewing area, necessitating the use of a garden hoe as a tent pole