Definition of 'grid'
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Engineers connected power lines to all six reactors but grid electricity has yet to be switched on. Times, Sunday Times (2011)After you cross the cattle grid you are on to the open moor. THE EARTH: An Intimate History (2004)But it was not just the grid system that pleased you. Times, Sunday Times (2009) Electricity grids need it to manage the flow of electricity on national scales. Times, Sunday Times (2016)These central lines of your grid will be reference points against which you position the elements of your landscape. Learn to Draw Countryside (1996)It only exists because the town was built according to a grid system that paid no heed to hills. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He proceeds to draw a blue grid on my face, for some reason. The Sun (2010)If tantrum energy were harnessed, it could power the national grid. Times, Sunday Times (2015)When the batteries run low, the system will automatically switch to draw energy off the electricity grid. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This can be used as a vehicle fuel, or can be injected into the natural gas grid network. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The power supply was intermittent, and imported white goods had imposed a further strain on the electricity grid. Dusty Warriors: Modern Soldiers at War (2006)Once you have a rough sketch, draw a grid of faint pencil lines over it and over your drawing surface. Learn to Draw Cats (1999)We will build the roads and bridges, the electric grids and digital lines that feed our commerce and bind us together. Christianity Today (2000)Today most of us remain connected by an umbilical cord to the electricity grid, exposed to the vagaries of energy prices. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Electric cars could also be used as storage devices for the grid, with power drawn back out of their batteries if needed. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Each map shows a grid, the smallest unit of which is a 1 km square. A Guide to Britain's Conservation Heritage (1991)Although the Manhattan grid system had already been mapped out, the cemetery was then surrounded by farmland. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Both the Chinese and the Russians are capable of paralysing the power grids of entire cities and industries. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Hours after it arrived, officials said on Friday that there had been no reports of problems with power grids or other technology. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I often position an athlete in front of a mirror that has grid lines on it, ask them to close their eyes and stand up straight. Muscle Management (1991)Ministers are likely therefore to play down any proposal for an American-style grid system, insisting that it would be looked at for research purposes only. Times, Sunday Times (2007)For the past few decades the country has depended for its power on a national grid network, most of which is at least 40 years old. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'grid'
British English: grid /ɡrɪd/ NOUN
A grid is a pattern of straight lines that cross over each other to form squares.
...a grid of narrow streets.
- American English: grid
- Arabic: شَبَكَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: quadriculado
- Chinese: 格子
- Croatian: mreža
- Czech: mřížka
- Danish: gitter
- Dutch: rooster
- European Spanish: cuadrícula
- Finnish: ruudukko
- French: grille
- German: Gitter
- Greek: πλέγμα
- Italian: griglia
- Japanese: グリッド
- Korean: 격자
- Norwegian: rutenett
- Polish: siatka
- European Portuguese: quadriculado
- Romanian: grilă
- Russian: решетка
- Spanish: cuadrícula
- Swedish: galler
- Thai: เส้นตาราง
- Turkish: ızgara
- Ukrainian: сітка
- Vietnamese: đường kẻ ô
Definition of grid from the Collins English Dictionary
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