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  • aboveground — [ə buv′ground΄, ə buv′ground′] adj. 1. occurring, situated, etc. above or on the surface of the earth 2. not secret or hidden; free, open, etc. adv. 1. above or on the surface of the earth 2. not secretly; openly, etc.: Also above ground …   English World dictionary

  • aboveground — adjective Date: 1878 1. located or occurring on or above the surface of the ground 2. existing, produced, or published by or within the establishment < aboveground movies > • aboveground adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • aboveground — adjective on or above the surface of the ground (Freq. 1) aboveground nuclear testing surface instruments for detecting oil deposits surface transportation • Similar to: ↑surface * * *  ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • aboveground — /euh buv grownd /, adj. 1. situated on or above the ground. 2. not secret or hidden; in the open: the aboveground activities of the country s left wing faction. [1875 80; ABOVE + GROUND1] * * * …   Universalium

  • aboveground — É™ bÊŒv graÊŠnd adj. above the surface of the ground …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aboveground — above·ground …   English syllables

  • aboveground — a•bove•ground [[t]əˈbʌvˌgraʊnd[/t]] adj. 1) situated on or above the ground 2) cvb not secret, hidden; open • Etymology: 1875–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • Aboveground crossing — is a pipeline facilities complex for pipe laying through natural or manmade obstructions (ravines, minor rivers with steep shores, canals and irrigation ditches, mountain walker rivers, mine openings, landslides, permafrost soils, motorways and… …   Glossary of Oil and Gas

  • aboveground pipeline — трубопровод, проложенный над землей …   Pipeline dictionary

  • Cheongnyangni Station (aboveground) — Infobox SMS station title=Cheongnyangni Station hangul=청량리역 hanja=淸凉里驛 rr=Cheongnyangni yeok mr=Ch ŏngnyangni yŏk jungang=K117 otherlines=Gyeongwon Line type=Aboveground platforms=4 tracks=8 screendoors=Not Installed operator=Korail… …   Wikipedia

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