HyperDic: grid

English > 5 senses of the word grid:
NOUNcognitiongrida pattern of regularly spaced horizontal and vertical lines
artifactgrid, power system, power grida system of high tension cables by which electrical power is distributed throughout a region
artifactgrid, storage-battery grida perforated or corrugated metal plate used in a storage battery as a conductor and support for the active material
artifactgrid, control gridan electrode placed between the cathode and anode of a vacuum tube to control the flow of electrons through the tube
artifactgrid, gridirona cooking utensil of parallel metal bars
grid > pronunciation
Soundsgrih'd
Rhymesabbreviated ... wrongheaded: 610 rhymes with ihd...
English > grid: 5 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA pattern of regularly spaced horizontal and vertical lines.
NarrowerAmsler gridA pattern of small boxes that is used for self-monitoring by patients who have age-related macular degeneration
reference gridA pattern of horizontal and vertical lines that provide coordinates for locating points on an image or a map
Broaderform, shape, patternA perceptual structure
Spanishcuadrícula, rejilla
English > grid: 5 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA system of high tension cables by which electrical power is distributed throughout a region.
Synonymspower system, power grid
Part ofinfrastructure, baseThe stock of basic facilities and capital equipment needed for the functioning of a country or area
Partselectric mainA main that distributes electricity
power line, power cablecable used to distribute electricity
power station, power plant, powerhouseAn electrical generating station
Broaderfacility, installationA building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry
Spanishred eléctrica
Catalanxarxa elèctrica
English > grid: 5 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA perforated or corrugated metal plate used in a storage battery as a conductor and support for the active material.
Synonymstorage-battery grid
Part ofstorage battery, accumulatorA voltaic battery that stores electric charge
BroaderplateA sheet of metal or wood or glass or plastic
English > grid: 5 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningAn electrode placed between the cathode and anode of a vacuum tube to control the flow of electrons through the tube.
Synonymcontrol grid
Part oftube, vacuum tube, thermionic vacuum tube, thermionic tube, electron tube, thermionic valveelectronic device consisting of a system of electrodes arranged in an evacuated glass or metal envelope
BroaderelectrodeA conductor used to make electrical contact with some part of a circuit
Catalanreixa de control
English > grid: 5 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningA cooking utensil of parallel metal bars; used to grill fish or meat.
Synonymgridiron
Broadercooking utensil, cookwareA kitchen utensil made of material that does not melt easily
Spanishparrilla
Catalangraelles

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