Meaning of GRID in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ɡrɪd ]

n. 1 a framework of spaced parallel bars; a grating. 2 a system of numbered squares printed on a map and forming the basis of map references. 3 a network of lines, electric-power connections, gas-supply lines, etc. 4 a pattern of lines marking the starting-places on a motor-racing track. 5 the wire network between the filament and the anode of a thermionic valve etc. 6 an arrangement of town streets in a rectangular pattern. øgrid bias Electr. a fixed voltage applied between the cathode and the control grid of a thermionic valve which determines its operating conditions. øøgridded adj. [back-form. f. GRIDIRON]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.