groundline

noun

Definition of groundline

  1. 1a :  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. 2a :  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. 3 :  foundation basis

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