groundline

noun

1
a
: strong hard-laid line that is used to form the main line of a setline and is usually provided in bundles of 300 fathoms weighing 48, 40, or sometimes 32 pounds
b
: the main line of a setline consisting of one or more bundles of groundline
2
a
: the baseline which represents a ground plane in pictures having no indication of spatial depth and upon which all figures and objects are placed irrespective of their real spatial relationship
b
: the bottom line of the picture plane of a drawing in linear perspective
c
: the bottom line of a photograph
d
: the line representing ground level in an architectural plan or drawing
3

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“Groundline.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/groundline. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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