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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.

    1. a.
      a pattern of straight lines that form squares on a map, which you use to find a particular place

      When reporting a problem, give a grid reference if you can.



to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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