Beaching vs Grounding - What's the difference?

beaching | grounding |


As verbs the difference between beaching and grounding

is that beaching is while grounding is .

As nouns the difference between beaching and grounding

is that beaching is an event in which a marine animal beaches itself while grounding is the return to a fully conscious state after a psychedelic experience.

beaching

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Verb

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  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • An event in which a marine animal beaches itself
  • * {{quote-journal, 2001, date=January 26, David Malakoff, ECOLOGY: A Roaring Debate Over Ocean Noise, Science citation
  • , passage=Before the beachings , he notes, his team had spotted about 50 of the unusual Cuvier's beaked whales in the study area. }}
  • * {{quote-news, year=2007, date=September 16, author=Ray Rivera, title=2nd Shark Washes Up on Rockaway Beach and Is Pushed Back, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=The beachings , coming so close together, are considered extremely rare, in part because threshers mainly rove deep waters. }}

    grounding

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The return to a fully conscious state after a psychedelic experience.
  • The collision of a ship with ground beneath the surface of the water.
  • The permanence of aircraft on land because of government action.
  • (electrical engineering) The interconnecting metal chassis/frame of a device, appliance, machine, or metal raceway via a designated conductor to earth at the Service Panel. The conductor may be bare or covered (with green plastic which may have a yellow stripe (US).) This conductor does NOT carry current in normal operation.
  • The absorption of energy through visualized "roots" descending from oneself into the ground, using Qi.
  • The act by which a child is grounded (forbidden from going out).
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