Meaning of GRID in English

GRID

transcription, транскрипция: [ grɪd ]

( grids)

1.

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

...a grid of ironwork.

...a grid of narrow streets...

Many canals were built along map grid lines.

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see also cattle grid

2.

A grid 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 grids.

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3.

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

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

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