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grid

noun
 
 
/ɡrɪd/
[C] a system of wires for supplying electricity across a large region, country, etc.: The national grid is one of the world's largest utilities.
[U] IT →  grid computing
[C] a pattern or structure made from horizontal and vertical lines crossing each other to form squares: A grid system is the foundation of any solid design. Find the co-ordinates and grid reference for any location by simply right-clicking on our map.
(Definition of grid from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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