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Definition of the adjective aground

What does aground mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: -

  1. stuck in a place where a ship can no longer float
    • examples: a ship aground offshore | a boat aground on the beach waiting for the tide to lift it
    • adjective position: predicative adjective (it occurs after a verb that follows the noun)
    • antonym: afloat

Alternative definition of the adjective aground

adjective

  1. [nautical] Resting on the bottom. (refers only to floating craft).
  2. [1811] Stuck fast, stopped, at a loss, ruined; like a boat or vessel aground.

Definition of the adverb aground

What does aground mean as an attribute of something other than a noun?

adverb

  1. with the bottom lodged on the ground
    • example: he ran the ship aground

Alternative definition of the adverb aground

adverb

  1. [nautical] Resting on the bottom. (refers only to floating craft).

Writings

"Aground" is a book by Charles Williams.

Phrases with Aground

  1. run aground
  2. to run aground

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Aground

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Marine Science (2009)

by C. Reid Nichols, Robert G. Williams

Name Year and Location General Description of Oil Spill supertanker 1967, Celtic Sea off Land's End, Ran aground and wrecked on Pollard's Rock in the Seven Stones Torrey Canyon the most southwesterly point reef between the Isles of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Environmental Science (2000)

by John F. Mongillo, Linda Zierdt-Warshaw

Torey Canyon runs aground off Cornwall, England, spilling about 175 tons of crude oil.

Google previewA Maldivian Dictionary (2003)

by Christopher Hanby Baillie Reynolds

temifaa onna kuttaaekgai biihum, touching a wet dog: Divehi raajjeege farufarar biihe-eve, runs aground on Maldivian ...

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Scrabble value of A1G2R1O1U1N1D2

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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