Meaning of “grid” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “grid” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"grid" in American English

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gridnoun [ C ]

us /ɡrɪd/

a pattern of horizontal and vertical lines that cross each other to make a set of squares

A grid is also a system of wires through which electricity is connected to different parts of a region:

a power grid

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"grid" in Business English

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uk /ɡrɪd/ us

[ 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)