ground cloth


: a waterproof sheet placed on the ground for protection (as of a sleeping bag) against soil moisture

Examples of ground cloth in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The tub comes with four filter cartridges, a test strip to see how your water is doing, a floating chlorine dispenser, and a thermal ground cloth. Alida Nugent, Better Homes & Gardens, 2 Oct. 2023 The Intex Simple Spa comes with a thermal ground cloth that’s insulated to prevent heat loss, as well to protect the hot tub from external damage. Alida Nugent, Better Homes & Gardens, 2 Oct. 2023 In addition to a heat-saving cover and pump, this hot tub comes with a thermal ground cloth, storage bag, four filter cartridges, and two headrests. Camryn Rabideau, Peoplemag, 27 July 2023 Features All inflatable hot tubs typically include a pump, heater, filtration system, and cover, and many also come with ground cloths, extra filter cartridges, chlorine regulators, and carrying bags. Rachel Klein, Popular Mechanics, 16 May 2023 There’s also an insulated ground cloth to maintain the warmth in the hot tub. Kat De Naoum, Better Homes & Gardens, 21 Feb. 2023 Having a ground cloth that fits you is paramount. Grayson Haver Currin, Outside Online, 27 July 2021 If weight isn’t much of an issue, bring along the compatible ground cloth that can keep you a smidge warmer. Adrienne Donica, Popular Mechanics, 3 Mar. 2023 But for Dave, the size mattered most; his ground cloth needed to be big enough to hold both his body and his gear, so that the ground indeed felt like a home, full of his few belongings. Grayson Haver Currin, Outside Online, 27 July 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1931, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ground cloth was in 1931

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Cite this Entry

“Ground cloth.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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