earth electrode

Definitions

Cars & Driving

Construction

  • A metal plate, water pipe, or other conductor of electricity partially buried in the earth so as to constitute and provide a reliable conductive path to the ground.

Electronics

  • One or more conductors which are buried in the ground, and which serve to provide an earth connection. Also called ground electrode. When such an electrode consists of a large copper plate, also called earth plate.
http://www.dictionarycentral.com/definition/earth-electrode.html