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  3  definitions  found 
 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  grid 
  n  1:  a  system  of  high  tension  cables  by  which  electrical  power  is 
  distributed  throughout  a  region  [syn:  {power  system},  {power 
  grid}] 
  2:  a  network  of  horizontal  and  vertical  lines  that  provide 
  coordinates  for  locating  points  on  an  image  [syn:  {reference 
  grid}] 
  3:  an  electrode  placed  between  the  cathode  and  anode  of  a 
  vacuum  tube  to  control  the  flow  of  electrons  through  the 
  tube  [syn:  {control  grid}] 
  4:  a  utensil  of  parallel  metal  bars;  used  to  grill  fish  or  meat 
  [syn:  {gridiron}] 




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