Definition of aboveground
1 : located or occurring on or above the surface of the ground
2 : existing, produced, or published by or within the establishment aboveground movies
Recent Examples of aboveground from the Web
In Millennium Park's northwest corner, an aboveground glass cube, its walls lit in orange and yellow, signals an entrance to Chicago's Pedway.
To protect against attacks, aboveground hospitals added layer after layer of fortifications.
True or false: All of the gold ever mined still exists as aboveground stock, and there are no signs of that changing.
Currently, the only place the FDA allows the company to grow fish are in aboveground freshwater tanks high in the Panamanian mountains.
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Definition of aboveground for English Language Learners
: located or occurring above the ground
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