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grid referencenoun [C]

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a ​position on a ​map that has been ​divided into ​squares by numberedlines going from one ​side to the other and from ​top to ​bottom so that you can ​findplaceseasily on it: What's the ​gridreference of the ​village on this ​map?
(Definition of grid reference from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “grid reference”
in Chinese (Simplified) (地图)坐标方格…
in Chinese (Traditional) (地圖)坐標方格…
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