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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
References in periodicals archive ?
Also, there isn't the kerfuffle of unpacking tents, groundsheets, sleeping bags, cooker, chairs, blow up beds, blow up pillows, blah blah, every time you stop.
There we were, packing those dusty old Glastonbury ponchos thinking they might come in handy for groundsheets, et voila
beverages, wet tissues, sanitary goods, disposable diapers, groundsheets, alcohol wipes (for antibacterial/disinfectant purposes), mats, water supply tanks, portable lavatories, helmets, etc.
Jon, who is based on an industrial estate in Council Street West near Llandudno Football Club, started out by buying a Somerset firm selling groundsheets for caravan awnings six years ago.
We use spacious, four-person dome tents fitted with large snow valances, thick groundsheets, heavy duty flysheets and double sets of aluminium poles.
Shelter Box aid is tailored to a disaster but typically includes a disaster relief tent for a family, thermal blankets and groundsheets, water storage and purification equipment, solar lamps, cooking utensils, a basic tool kit, mosquito nets and children's activity pack.
Each box contains a disaster relief tent for a family, thermal blankets and groundsheets, water storage and purification equipment, solar lamps, cooking utensils, a basic tool kit, mosquito nets and a children's activity pack.
To assist those affected by Typhoon Haiyan, the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) is sending $120,000 worth of relief supplies, which includes tents, groundsheets, medical supplies, and blankets, to the Philippines.
Yes the festival is as synonymous with sodden groundsheets as it is with memorable music moments.
Frost sheets do the trick Clerk of the course Ed Arkell praised his groundstaff and members of Sterling Services for working tirelessly to put down the groundsheets that enabled the meeting to go ahead.
There is also an illustration of the contents of each sturdy--and itself extremely useful--shelterbox: a family sized tent, stove, groundsheets, mosquito nets and many utensils and equipment for self-sufficiency survival.