Meaning of GRID in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ grɪd ]
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.
see also cattle grid
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.
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.
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006