Meaning of GRID in English

GRID

(~s)

1.

A ~ is something which is in a pattern of straight lines that cross over each other, forming squares. On maps the ~ is used to help you find a particular thing or place.

...a ~ of ironwork.

...a ~ of narrow streets...

Many canals were built along map ~ lines.

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see also cattle ~

2.

A ~ is a network of wires and cables by which sources of power, such as electricity, are distributed throughout a country or area.

...breakdowns in communications and electric power ~s.

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3.

The ~ or the starting ~ is the starting line on a car-racing track.

The Ferrari of Alain Prost will be second on the ~.

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