| earthing or earthing and short-circuiting equipment using one or several lances as earthing and short-circuiting device|
Note 1 to entry: The lance earthing is comprised of a conductive part (lance), an insulating handle with hand guard and/or an earthing stick or a coupling device for an additional insulating element.
Note 2 to entry: The lance is pushed longitudinally and guided into lance contact.
Note 3 to entry: This entry was numbered 651-14-13 in IEC 60050-651:1999. It has been modified as follows: Use of more appropriate English to provide greater clarity to the definition.