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English Dictionary: grid by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
grid
n
  1. a pattern of regularly spaced horizontal and vertical lines
  2. a system of high tension cables by which electrical power is distributed throughout a region
    Synonym(s): power system, power grid, grid
  3. a perforated or corrugated metal plate used in a storage battery as a conductor and support for the active material
    Synonym(s): grid, storage-battery grid
  4. an electrode placed between the cathode and anode of a vacuum tube to control the flow of electrons through the tube
    Synonym(s): grid, control grid
  5. a cooking utensil of parallel metal bars; used to grill fish or meat
    Synonym(s): grid, gridiron
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Grid \Grid\, n. (Elec.)
      A plate or sheet of lead with perforations, or other
      irregularities of surface, by which the active material of a
      secondary battery or accumulator is supported.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Grid \Grid\, n.
      A grating of thin parallel bars, similar to a gridiron.
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