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Noun: grid  grid
  1. A pattern of regularly spaced horizontal and vertical lines
  2. A system of high tension cables by which electrical power is distributed throughout a region
    - power system, power grid
  3. A perforated or corrugated metal plate used in a storage battery as a conductor and support for the active material
    - storage-battery grid
  4. An electrode placed between the cathode and anode of a vacuum tube to control the flow of electrons through the tube
    - control grid
  5. A cooking utensil of parallel metal bars; used to grill fish or meat
    - gridiron, grill
  6. (cartography) a method of marking off maps into areas
Verb: grid  grid
  1. Mark with or put into a grid

Derived forms: grided, griding, grids

Type of: cooking utensil, cookware, electrode, facility, form, installation, pattern, plate, shape

Part of: accumulator, base, electron tube, infrastructure, storage battery, thermionic tube, thermionic vacuum tube, thermionic valve, tube, vacuum tube

Encyclopedia: Grid