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Meaning of GRID

Pronunciation:  grid

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a cooking utensil of parallel metal bars; used to grill fish or meat
  2. [n]  an electrode placed between the cathode and anode of a vacuum tube to control the flow of electrons through the tube
  3. [n]  a network of horizontal and vertical lines that provide coordinates for locating points on an image
  4. [n]  a system of high tension cables by which electrical power is distributed throughout a region

GRID is a 4 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: control grid, gridiron, power grid, power system, reference grid
 See Also: base, cooking utensil, cookware, electric main, electrode, electron tube, facility, infrastructure, installation, mesh, meshing, meshwork, net, network, power cable, power line, power plant, power station, powerhouse, reticulation, thermionic tube, thermionic vacuum tube, thermionic valve, tube, vacuum tube



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Grid\, n.
    A grating of thin parallel bars, similar to a gridiron.
  2. \Grid\, n. (Elec.)
    A plate or sheet of lead with perforations, or other
    irregularities of surface, by which the active material of a
    secondary battery or accumulator is supported.
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