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Meaning of "ground cover" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GROUND COVER

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GROUND COVER

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Ground cover is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES GROUND COVER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

ground cover

Groundcover

Groundcover refers to any plant that grows over an area of ground, used to provide protection from erosion and drought, and to improve its aesthetic appearance.

Definition of ground cover in the English dictionary

The definition of ground cover in the dictionary is dense low herbaceous plants and shrubs that grow over the surface of the ground, esp, in a forest, preventing soil erosion or, in a garden, stifling weeds.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GROUND COVER

ground angle shot
ground attack
ground bass
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ground beetle
ground bug
ground cherry
ground cloth
ground colour
ground control
ground crew
ground effect
ground elder
ground engineer
ground floor
ground force
ground frost
ground game
ground glass
ground ice

WORDS THAT END LIKE GROUND COVER

air cover
album cover
back cover
book cover
cloud cover
cover
cushion cover
cut-and-cover
discover
dust cover
duvet cover
hardcover
on cover
over
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seat cover
soft-cover
uncover
under cover
undercover

Synonyms and antonyms of ground cover in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «ground cover» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GROUND COVER

Find out the translation of ground cover to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of ground cover from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «ground cover» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

地面覆盖
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cobertura del suelo
570 millions of speakers

English

ground cover
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

भूमि को कवर
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

تغطي الأرض
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

почвопокровные
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

cobertura do solo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

স্থল কভার
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

couverture du sol
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Penutup tanah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Bodenvegetation
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

グランドカバー
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

지상 표지
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tutup lemah
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

che phủ mặt đất
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தரை காப்பளி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ग्राउंड कव्हर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

toprak örtüsü
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

copertura del terreno
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

okrywowa
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

почвопокровние
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

acoperire a solului
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

εδαφοκάλυψης
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Grondbedekking
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

marktäckare
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

bunndekke
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of ground cover

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GROUND COVER»

The term «ground cover» is regularly used and occupies the 58.453 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GROUND COVER» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «ground cover» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «ground cover» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about ground cover

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GROUND COVER»

Discover the use of ground cover in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to ground cover and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Covering Ground
Looking for an alternative to a traditional lawn? Covering Ground explores hundreds of wonderful possibilities.
Barbara W. Ellis, 2012
2
Ground Cover Plants
The reappearance of this invaluable guide to the use of ground cover will be welcomed with great pleasure both by those already familiar with Margery Fish’s works, and those who come to them for the first time.
Margery Fish, 2002
3
Taylor's Guide to Ground Covers: More Than 400 Flowering and ...
Describes some four hundred species and varieties of ground covers, vines, and grasses and furnishes practical tips on how to select the right plant for a landscape and helpful cultivation advice for both amateur and professional gardeners.
David Michener, Nan Sinton, 2001
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Ortho Home Gardener's Problem Solver
Denny Schrock, Ortho Books. When planting many ground cover plants over a large area, lay out the bed in a staggered, or ftiangular, pattern. By its third season of growth, the bed of pachysandra. Supplementary soil: If you decide to add ...
Denny Schrock, Ortho Books, 2004
5
Lawns and Ground Cover
Visually inspiring, reliably informative and excellent value for money, RHS Simple Steps Lawns and Ground Cover will give you perfect results every time. For more step-by-step gardening advice, pick up other titles from this series.
‎2012
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Right Plant, Right Place: Over 1400 Plants for Every ...
THE TERM GROUND COVER seems rather dated now, but this does not mean that low- maintenance, weed-excluding plants have gone out of fashion or that they are no longer regarded as useful. We do not use the term “ground cover” so  ...
Nicola Ferguson, 2010
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Integrated Pest Management for Stone Fruits
Ground Covers Weeds properly managed in a ground cover can benefit an orchard, especially during winter. A ground cover can be volunteer weeds that develop from annual weed seeds in the orchard soil, or it can be seeded as a cover ...
University of California (System). Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, 1999
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Landscape and Building Design for Bushfire Areas
Ground cover and mulches The term ground cover applies to those plants whose foliage grows only close to the ground and includes grasses and ground- creeping plants. It also includes mulches of various types. OBJECTIVE 1 Reduce attack ...
Caird Ramsay, Lisle S. Rudolph, Lisle Rudolph, 2003
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Estimating fuel weights of grasses, forbs, and small woody ...
Previous studies gave reasonab1y high corre1ations between 1oading and ground cover and height; thus, we were encouraged to determine corre1ations for mixtures of grass and forb fue1s. The simp1e 1inear corre1ation coefficient for the ...
James K. Brown, Michael A. Marsden, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Ogden, Utah), 1976
10
Introduction to Stormwater: Concept, Purpose, Design
>70% ground cover 30 to 70% ground cover <30% ground cover (litter, grass, and brush overstory) Brush, grass, and weeds in arid and semiarid regions >70% ground cover 30 to 70% ground cover <30% ground cover (litter, grass, and brush ...
Bruce K. Ferguson, 1998

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GROUND COVER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term ground cover is used in the context of the following news items.
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Persistence the key in killing goutweed
Q.I have a green ground cover that grows along the fence and side of my house. It has clusters of three leaves and reminds me of poison ivy. «Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jul 15»
2
6 Types of Texas Bugs Most People Should Avoid
They're commonly found under rocks and other ground cover, and occasionally into human dwellings. Although usually not deadly, their sting ... «Houston Press, Jul 15»
3
26th Garden Tour
"The sedum is ground cover so there is less having to do weeding," Stevenson said. "It also adds color and is some interesting stuff.". «Jamestown Sun, Jul 15»
4
Lawn replacement: Mixed bag of good, bad effects
“Landscapes with bark as ground cover, for example, will lose a lot of it and clog storm drains, too,” he says. “The water agency perspective on ... «Coast News, Jul 15»
5
Family Owned Nursery Guarantees Lowest Online Prices For Large …
The guarantee applies to a wide range of plant types, including trees, shrubs, perennials, ferns, live garden moss, live stakes, ground cover ... «Digital Journal, Jul 15»
6
Children's classic 'Watership Down' is based on real science
But when there is ground cover, rabbits can more easily split apart and build their own homes without being seen by something that considers a ... «Science News, Jul 15»
7
Periwinkles: Flowers are the perfect choice for hot summer weather
Although it shares the name vinca with the perennial vinca minor, a ground cover also called myrtle, the vinca we enjoy so thoroughly is neither ... «Valley morning Star, Jul 15»
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Hike of the Week: Indian Tree Open Space Preserve's shady trails a …
Huckleberry bushes and sword ferns create a thick ground cover. Bay leaves and the yellow blossoms of tarweed scent the air. The cluster of ... «Marin Independent Journal, Jul 15»
9
Water Use in Drought Conditions
Minimize the use of drip micro sprayers unless planting density is high and/or you are irrigating ground cover. • Consider using soaker hose ... «MyMotherLode.com, Jul 15»
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Maine Gardener: Take 2 cloves of garlic, drink marigold tea and call …
Last week I wrote about it as a versatile ground cover. It's better known as an herb, rich in both flavor and vitamins. And as a medicinal plant, ... «Press Herald, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Ground cover [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/ground-cover>. Nov 2020 ».
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