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Thai-English-French: Volubilis Dictionary 1.0
กระจ้อน[n.] (krajǿn) EN: Indochinese Ground Squirrel   
กระรอกลายแถบ[n. exp.] (krarøk lāi thaēp) EN: Three-striped Ground squirrel   
กระรอกหน้ากระแต[n. exp.] (krarøk nā krataē) EN: Shrew-faced Ground squirrel   

Japanese-English: EDICT Dictionary
地栗鼠[じりす;ジリス, jirisu ; jirisu] (n) (uk) ground squirrel (esp. a ground squirrel of North America or Africa) [Add to Longdo]
畑栗鼠[はたりす;ハタリス, hatarisu ; hatarisu] (n) (uk) ground squirrel (esp. the Daurian ground squirrel, Spermophilus dauricus) [Add to Longdo]

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  ground \ground\ (ground), n. [OE. ground, grund, AS. grund; akin
     to D. grond, OS., G., Sw., & Dan. grund, Icel. grunnr bottom,
     Goth. grundus (in composition); perh. orig. meaning, dust,
     gravel, and if so perh. akin to E. grind.]
     1. The surface of the earth; the outer crust of the globe, or
        some indefinite portion of it.
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              There was not a man to till the ground. --Gen. ii.
                                                    5.
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              The fire ran along upon the ground.   --Ex. ix. 23.
        Hence: A floor or pavement supposed to rest upon the
        earth.
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     2. Any definite portion of the earth's surface; region;
        territory; country. Hence: A territory appropriated to, or
        resorted to, for a particular purpose; the field or place
        of action; as, a hunting or fishing ground; a play ground.
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              From . . . old Euphrates, to the brook that parts
              Egypt from Syrian ground.             --Milton.
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     3. Land; estate; possession; field; esp. (pl.), the gardens,
        lawns, fields, etc., belonging to a homestead; as, the
        grounds of the estate are well kept.
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              Thy next design is on thy neighbor's grounds.
                                                    --Dryden. 4.
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     4. The basis on which anything rests; foundation. Hence: The
        foundation of knowledge, belief, or conviction; a premise,
        reason, or datum; ultimate or first principle; cause of
        existence or occurrence; originating force or agency; as,
        the ground of my hope.
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     5. (Paint. & Decorative Art)
        (a) That surface upon which the figures of a composition
            are set, and which relieves them by its plainness,
            being either of one tint or of tints but slightly
            contrasted with one another; as, crimson Bowers on a
            white ground. See {Background}, {Foreground}, and
            {Middle-ground}.
        (b) In sculpture, a flat surface upon which figures are
            raised in relief.
        (c) In point lace, the net of small meshes upon which the
            embroidered pattern is applied; as, Brussels ground.
            See {Brussels lace}, under {Brussels}.
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     6. (Etching) A gummy composition spread over the surface of a
        metal to be etched, to prevent the acid from eating except
        where an opening is made by the needle.
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     7. (Arch.) One of the pieces of wood, flush with the
        plastering, to which moldings, etc., are attached; --
        usually in the plural.
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     Note: Grounds are usually put up first and the plastering
           floated flush with them.
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     8. (Mus.)
        (a) A composition in which the bass, consisting of a few
            bars of independent notes, is continually repeated to
            a varying melody.
        (b) The tune on which descants are raised; the plain song.
            --Moore (Encyc.).
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                  On that ground I'll build a holy descant.
                                                    --Shak.
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     9. (Elec.) A conducting connection with the earth, whereby
        the earth is made part of an electrical circuit.
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     10. pl. Sediment at the bottom of liquors or liquids; dregs;
         lees; feces; as, coffee grounds.
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     11. The pit of a theater. [Obs.] --B. Jonson.
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     {Ground angling}, angling with a weighted line without a
        float.
  
     {Ground annual} (Scots Law), an estate created in land by a
        vassal who instead of selling his land outright reserves
        an annual ground rent, which becomes a perpetual charge
        upon the land.
  
     {Ground ash}. (Bot.) See {Groutweed}.
  
     {Ground bailiff} (Mining), a superintendent of mines.
        --Simmonds.
  
     {Ground bait}, bits of bread, boiled barley or worms, etc.,
        thrown into the water to collect the fish, --Wallon.
  
     {Ground bass} or {Ground base} (Mus.), fundamental base; a
        fundamental base continually repeated to a varied melody.
        
  
     {Ground beetle} (Zool.), one of numerous species of
        carnivorous beetles of the family {Carabid[ae]}, living
        mostly in burrows or under stones, etc.
  
     {Ground chamber}, a room on the ground floor.
  
     {Ground cherry}. (Bot.)
         (a) A genus ({Physalis}) of herbaceous plants having an
             inflated calyx for a seed pod: esp., the strawberry
             tomato ({Physalis Alkekengi}). See {Alkekengl}.
         (b) A European shrub ({Prunus Cham[ae]cerasus}), with
             small, very acid fruit.
  
     {Ground cuckoo}. (Zool.) See {Chaparral cock}.
  
     {Ground cypress}. (Bot.) See {Lavender cotton}.
  
     {Ground dove} (Zool.), one of several small American pigeons
        of the genus {Columbigallina}, esp. {C. passerina} of the
        Southern United States, Mexico, etc. They live chiefly on
        the ground.
  
     {Ground fish} (Zool.), any fish which constantly lives on the
        botton of the sea, as the sole, turbot, halibut.
  
     {Ground floor}, the floor of a house most nearly on a level
        with the ground; -- called also in America, but not in
        England, the {first floor}.
  
     {Ground form} (Gram.), the stem or basis of a word, to which
        the other parts are added in declension or conjugation. It
        is sometimes, but not always, the same as the root.
  
     {Ground furze} (Bot.), a low slightly thorny, leguminous
        shrub ({Ononis arvensis}) of Europe and Central Asia,; --
        called also {rest-harrow}.
  
     {Ground game}, hares, rabbits, etc., as distinguished from
        winged game.
  
     {Ground hele} (Bot.), a perennial herb ({Veronica
        officinalis}) with small blue flowers, common in Europe
        and America, formerly thought to have curative properties.
        
  
     {Ground of the heavens} (Astron.), the surface of any part of
        the celestial sphere upon which the stars may be regarded
        as projected.
  
     {Ground hemlock} (Bot.), the yew ({Taxus baccata} var.
        Canadensisi) of eastern North America, distinguished from
        that of Europe by its low, straggling stems.
  
     {Ground hog}. (Zool.)
         (a) The woodchuck or American marmot ({Arctomys monax}).
             See {Woodchuck}.
         (b) The aardvark.
  
     {Ground hold} (Naut.), ground tackle. [Obs.] --Spenser.
  
     {Ground ice}, ice formed at the bottom of a body of water
        before it forms on the surface.
  
     {Ground ivy}. (Bot.) A trailing plant; alehoof. See {Gill}.
        
  
     {Ground joist}, a joist for a basement or ground floor; a.
        sleeper.
  
     {Ground lark} (Zool.), the European pipit. See {Pipit}.
  
     {Ground laurel} (Bot.). See {Trailing arbutus}, under
        {Arbutus}.
  
     {Ground line} (Descriptive Geom.), the line of intersection
        of the horizontal and vertical planes of projection.
  
     {Ground liverwort} (Bot.), a flowerless plant with a broad
        flat forking thallus and the fruit raised on peduncled and
        radiated receptacles ({Marchantia polymorpha}).
  
     {Ground mail}, in Scotland, the fee paid for interment in a
        churchyard.
  
     {Ground mass} (Geol.), the fine-grained or glassy base of a
        rock, in which distinct crystals of its constituents are
        embedded.
  
     {Ground parrakeet} (Zool.), one of several Australian
        parrakeets, of the genera {Callipsittacus} and
        {Geopsittacus}, which live mainly upon the ground.
  
     {Ground pearl} (Zool.), an insect of the family {Coccid[ae]}
        ({Margarodes formicarum}), found in ants' nests in the
        Bahamas, and having a shelly covering. They are strung
        like beads, and made into necklaces by the natives.
  
     {Ground pig} (Zool.), a large, burrowing, African rodent
        ({Aulacodus Swinderianus}) about two feet long, allied to
        the porcupines but with harsh, bristly hair, and no
        spines; -- called also {ground rat}.
  
     {Ground pigeon} (Zool.), one of numerous species of pigeons
        which live largely upon the ground, as the tooth-billed
        pigeon ({Didunculus strigirostris}), of the Samoan
        Islands, and the crowned pigeon, or goura. See {Goura},
        and {Ground dove} (above).
  
     {Ground pine}. (Bot.)
         (a) A blue-flowered herb of the genus {Ajuga} ({A.
             Cham[ae]pitys}), formerly included in the genus
             {Teucrium} or germander, and named from its resinous
             smell. --Sir J. Hill.
         (b) A long, creeping, evergreen plant of the genus
             {Lycopodium} ({L. clavatum}); -- called also {club
             moss}.
         (c) A tree-shaped evergreen plant about eight inches in
             height, of the same genus ({L. dendroideum}) found in
             moist, dark woods in the northern part of the United
             States. --Gray.
  
     {Ground plan} (Arch.), a plan of the ground floor of any
        building, or of any floor, as distinguished from an
        elevation or perpendicular section.
  
     {Ground plane}, the horizontal plane of projection in
        perspective drawing.
  
     {Ground plate}.
         (a) (Arch.) One of the chief pieces of framing of a
             building; a timber laid horizontally on or near the
             ground to support the uprights; a ground sill or
             groundsel.
         (b) (Railroads) A bed plate for sleepers or ties; a
             mudsill.
         (c) (Teleg.) A metallic plate buried in the earth to
             conduct the electric current thereto. Connection to
             the pipes of a gas or water main is usual in cities.
             --Knight.
  
     {Ground plot}, the ground upon which any structure is
        erected; hence, any basis or foundation; also, a ground
        plan.
  
     {Ground plum} (Bot.), a leguminous plant ({Astragalus
        caryocarpus}) occurring from the Saskatchewan to Texas,
        and having a succulent plum-shaped pod.
  
     {Ground rat}. (Zool.) See {Ground pig} (above).
  
     {Ground rent}, rent paid for the privilege of building on
        another man's land.
  
     {Ground robin}. (Zool.) See {Chewink}.
  
     {Ground room}, a room on the ground floor; a lower room.
        --Tatler.
  
     {Ground sea}, the West Indian name for a swell of the ocean,
        which occurs in calm weather and without obvious cause,
        breaking on the shore in heavy roaring billows; -- called
        also {rollers}, and in Jamaica, {the North sea}.
  
     {Ground sill}. See {Ground plate} (a) (above).
  
     {Ground snake} (Zool.), a small burrowing American snake
        ({Celuta am[oe]na}). It is salmon colored, and has a blunt
        tail.
  
     {Ground squirrel}. (Zool.)
         (a) One of numerous species of burrowing rodents of the
             genera {Tamias} and {Spermophilus}, having cheek
             pouches. The former genus includes the Eastern
             striped squirrel or chipmunk and some allied Western
             species; the latter includes the prairie squirrel or
             striped gopher, the gray gopher, and many allied
             Western species. See {Chipmunk}, and {Gopher}.
         (b) Any species of the African genus {Xerus}, allied to
             {Tamias}.
  
     {Ground story}. Same as {Ground floor} (above).
  
     {Ground substance} (Anat.), the intercellular substance, or
        matrix, of tissues.
  
     {Ground swell}.
         (a) (Bot.) The plant groundsel. [Obs.] --Holland.
         (b) A broad, deep swell or undulation of the ocean,
             caused by a long continued gale, and felt even at a
             remote distance after the gale has ceased.
  
     {Ground table}. (Arch.) See Earth table, under Earth.
  
     {Ground tackle} (Naut.), the tackle necessary to secure a
        vessel at anchor. --Totten.
  
     {Ground thrush} (Zool.), one of numerous species of
        bright-colored Oriental birds of the family {Pittid[ae]}.
        See {Pitta}.
  
     {Ground tier}.
         (a) The lowest tier of water casks in a vessel's hold.
             --Totten.
         (b) The lowest line of articles of any kind stowed in a
             vessel's hold.
         (c) The lowest range of boxes in a theater.
  
     {Ground timbers} (Shipbuilding) the timbers which lie on the
        keel and are bolted to the keelson; floor timbers.
        --Knight.
  
     {Ground tit}. (Zool.) See {Ground wren} (below).
  
     {Ground wheel}, that wheel of a harvester, mowing machine,
        etc., which, rolling on the ground, drives the mechanism.
        
  
     {Ground wren} (Zool.), a small California bird ({Cham[ae]a
        fasciata}) allied to the wrens and titmice. It inhabits
        the arid plains. Called also {ground tit}, and {wren tit}.
        
  
     {To bite the ground}, {To break ground}. See under {Bite},
        {Break}.
  
     {To come to the ground}, {To fall to the ground}, to come to
        nothing; to fail; to miscarry.
  
     {To gain ground}.
         (a) To advance; to proceed forward in conflict; as, an
             army in battle gains ground.
         (b) To obtain an advantage; to have some success; as, the
             army gains ground on the enemy.
         (c) To gain credit; to become more prosperous or
             influential.
  
     {To get ground}, or {To gather ground}, to gain ground. [R.]
        "Evening mist . . . gathers ground fast." --Milton.
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              There is no way for duty to prevail, and get ground
              of them, but by bidding higher.       --South.
  
     {To give ground}, to recede; to yield advantage.
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              These nine . . . began to give me ground. --Shak.
  
     {To lose ground}, to retire; to retreat; to withdraw from the
        position taken; hence, to lose advantage; to lose credit
        or reputation; to decline.
  
     {To stand one's ground}, to stand firm; to resist attack or
        encroachment. --Atterbury.
  
     {To take the ground} to touch bottom or become stranded; --
        said of a ship.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Chipmunk \Chip"munk`\, n. [Indian name.] (Zool.)
     A squirrel-like animal of the genus {Tamias}, sometimes
     called the {striped squirrel}, {chipping squirrel}, {ground
     squirrel}, {hackee}. The common species of the United States
     is the {Tamias striatus}. [Written also {chipmonk},
     {chipmuck}, and {chipmuk}.]
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

  ground squirrel
      n 1: small striped semiterrestrial eastern American squirrel
           with cheek pouches [syn: {eastern chipmunk}, {hackee},
           {striped squirrel}, {ground squirrel}, {Tamias striatus}]
      2: any of various terrestrial burrowing rodents of Old and New
         Worlds; often destroy crops [syn: {ground squirrel},
         {gopher}, {spermophile}]

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