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    a ground layer

    "But such uprisings as the Ole Miss riots seldom come without victims. It had been a nasty night of fighting and resentment, and trails of blood and a ground layer of thick, powdery teargas residue lingered that following day. In the end, there were two people dead and 166 wounded."
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    'a ground layer' should mean roughly ' a layer that lies on the ground'.

    Have I understood it correctly?

    Thanks.

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    Re: a ground layer

    Quote Originally Posted by suprunp View Post
    "But such uprisings as the Ole Miss riots seldom come without victims. It had been a nasty night of fighting and resentment, and trails of blood and a ground layer of thick, powdery teargas residue lingered that following day. In the end, there were two people dead and 166 wounded."
    (The source)

    'a ground layer' should mean roughly ' a layer that lies on the ground'.

    Have I understood it correctly?

    Thanks.
    I suppose that's what is meant, but it's badly expressed, I would say "a layer of thick, powdery tear gas residue on the ground".

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