Definition of Grid

1. Noun. A pattern of regularly spaced horizontal and vertical lines.

Specialized synonyms: Reference Grid, Amsler Grid
Generic synonyms: Form, Pattern, Shape



2. Noun. A system of high tension cables by which electrical power is distributed throughout a region.

3. Noun. A perforated or corrugated metal plate used in a storage battery as a conductor and support for the active material.
Exact synonyms: Storage-battery Grid
Generic synonyms: Plate
Group relationships: Accumulator, Storage Battery

4. Noun. An electrode placed between the cathode and anode of a vacuum tube to control the flow of electrons through the tube.

5. Noun. A cooking utensil of parallel metal bars; used to grill fish or meat.
Exact synonyms: Gridiron
Generic synonyms: Cooking Utensil, Cookware

Definition of Grid

1. n. A grating of thin parallel bars, similar to a gridiron.

2. n. 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.

Definition of Grid

1. Abbreviation. (disease obsolete) gay Gay-related immunodeficiency — former name of AIDS. ¹

2. Noun. A rectangular array of squares or rectangles of equal size, such as in a crossword puzzle. ¹

3. Noun. A system for delivery of electricity, consisting of various substations, transformers and generators, connected by wire. ¹

4. Noun. (computing) 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). ¹

5. Noun. (cartography) A method of marking off maps into areas. ¹

6. Noun. (motor racing) ¹

7. Verb. To mark with a grid. ¹

8. Verb. To assign a reference grid to. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Grid

1. a grating [n -S] : GRIDDED [adj] - See also: grating

Medical Definition of Grid

1. An electric utility's system for distributing power. (05 Dec 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Grid

greywackes
greywater
greywaters
gri-gri
gribble
gribbles
gribenes
grice
griced
griceite
gricer
gricers
grices
gricing
gricings
grid (current term)
grid connection
grid electricity
grid metal
grid north
grid plan
grid ratio
grid reference
grid references
gridded
gridder
gridders
gridding
griddle
griddlecake

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