the momentary, usually accidental, grounding of a conducting wire.
Another device that's commonly used to prevent shocks in the home is a ground fault circuit interrupter.
When a ground fault occurs on a mine power system, the safety grounding system carries ground fault currents.
The recalled signs do not have these buttons and lack ground fault protection.
The insulator broke, a phase-to-ground fault occurred, and the feeder circuit breakers for the safety buses opened.
Inspections of the main generator identified that a ground fault had occurred in the main generator stator.