Meaning of GRID in English

GRID

noun

1 pattern of lines that cross each other

ADJECTIVE

▪ rectangular , square

▪ regular

▪ street ( esp. AmE )

the Manhattan street ~

VERB + GRID

▪ superimpose

We superimposed a ~ over the image.

GRID + NOUN

▪ line , pattern , square , system

The artist drew a set of ~ lines over the area to be painted.

2 system of squares drawn on a map

GRID + NOUN

▪ line , reference ( BrE ), square

The ~ lines on the map run north-south.

A ~ reference gives the position of a place to within 100 m.

3 ( esp. BrE ) system of electric cables

ADJECTIVE

▪ electric ( esp. AmE ), electrical ( esp. AmE ), electricity , power , utility ( AmE )

▪ national ( esp. BrE )

GRID + NOUN

▪ system

Power can be fed from wind generators into the electricity ~ system.

Oxford Collocations English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний .