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noun [countable] grid pronunciation in British 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.
  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.
    See also cattle grid


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