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noun [countable] grid pronunciation in American English /ɡrɪd/ 
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  1. 1
    a pattern of straight lines that cross each other to form squares

    streets laid out in a grid

    Each spreadsheet page is made up of a grid of columns and rows.

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  2. 2
    a set of wires that carries the electricity supply

    The village will soon be connected to the national grid.

  3. 3
    metal bars arranged in a pattern of straight lines

    Heavy metal grids had been pulled across the shop fronts.

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