Definitions for GRIDgrɪd
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a grating of crossed bars; gridiron.
Category: Electricity and Magnetism
a network of horizontal and perpendicular lines, uniformly spaced, for locating points on a map, chart, building plan, or aerial photograph by means of a system of coordinates.
any interconnecting network resembling this.
a system of electrical distribution serving a large area, esp. by means of high-tension wires.
a metallic framework in a storage cell or battery for conducting the electric current and supporting the active material.
Category: Electricity and Magnetism
an electrode in a vacuum tube, usu. consisting of parallel wires, a coil of wire, or a screen, for controlling the flow of electrons between the other electrodes.
Category: Electronics, Electricity and Magnetism
Survey. a basic system of reference lines mapping a region, consisting of straight lines intersecting at right angles.
Ref: grillage .
Ref: Also, gridiron. 6
Ref: gridiron (def. 1). 1
Origin of grid:
1830–40; short for gridiron
a pattern of regularly spaced horizontal and vertical lines
power system, power grid, grid(noun)
a system of high tension cables by which electrical power is distributed throughout a region
grid, storage-battery grid(noun)
a perforated or corrugated metal plate used in a storage battery as a conductor and support for the active material
grid, control grid(noun)
an electrode placed between the cathode and anode of a vacuum tube to control the flow of electrons through the tube
a cooking utensil of parallel metal bars; used to grill fish or meat
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a network of squares formed by horizontal and vertical lines that cross each other
city streets laid out like a grid
A rectangular array of squares or rectangles of equal size, such as in a crossword puzzle.
A system for delivery of electricity, consisting of various substations, transformers and generators, connected by wire.
You can't turn off the building from here; you have to shut down the whole grid. uE000100771uE001 line from the motion picture Die Hard
A system or structure of distributed computers working mostly on a peer-to-peer basis, such structures being known as a computational grid or simply grid computing, and used mainly to solve single and complex scientific or technical problems or to process data at high speeds (as in clusters).
A method of marking off maps into areas.
To mark with a grid.
To assign a reference grid to.
Origin: From a shortening of griddle or gridiron
a grating of thin parallel bars, similar to a gridiron
The Standard Electrical Dictionary
A lead plate perforated or ridged for use in a storage battery as the supporter of the active materials and in part as contributing thereto from its own substance.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
1. Two sets of parallel lines intersecting at right angles and forming squares; the grid is superimposed on maps, charts, and other similar representations of the Earth
In Norse mythology, Gríðr is a female jötunn who, aware of Loki's plans to have Thor killed at the hands of the giant Geirröd, helped Thor by supplying him with a number of magical gifts which included a pair of iron gloves, and a staff known as Gríðarvölr. These items saved Thor's life. She is also the mother of the god Víðarr by Odin. Gríðr is referenced in the poem Þórsdrápa and in Snorri Sturluson's Skáldskaparmál. She or a someone of the same name appears as a witch in Illuga saga Gríðarfóstra.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'GRID' in Nouns Frequency: #2552
Translations for GRID
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a set of vertical and horizontal lines drawn on a map.
- شَبَكَة خُطوط مُتَصالِبَهArabic
- координатна мрежаBulgarian
- grelhaPortuguese (BR)
- kartografická síťCzech
- das GitterGerman
- τετράγωνα σχεδιασμένα σε χάρτηGreek
- خطوط شطرنجیFarsi
- רֶשֶת קָווִיםHebrew
- नक्शे पर जालीनुमा लकीरेंHindi
- kotak-kotak dalam petaIndonesian
- rúðunet í hnitakerfiIcelandic
- koordinātu tīklsLatvian
- خطوط شطرنجیPersian
- د شطرنج خطونهPashto
- координатная сеткаRussian
- súradnicová sieťSlovak
- koordinatna mrežaSerbian
- rutnät, rutsystemSwedish
- yatay ve dikeyçizgilerTurkish
- 地圖座標Chinese (Trad.)
- نقشے پر ڈالے گۓ عمودی اور متوازي خطوطUrdu
- đường kẻ ôVietnamese
- 地图上的坐标方格Chinese (Simp.)
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