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grid

noun [C] (PATTERN/STRUCTURE)    /ɡrɪd/
a pattern or structure made from horizontal and vertical lines crossing each other to form squares : A metal grid had been placed across the hole to stop people falling in. In Barcelona the streets are laid out in/on a grid system . → See also gridironNets, grids and grilles
(Definition of grid noun (PATTERN/STRUCTURE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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