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"grid" in British English

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gridnoun [C]

uk   /ɡrɪd/ us   /ɡrɪd/
  • grid noun [C] (ELECTRICITY)

a system of wires through which electricity is connected to different power stations across a region: the national grid
  • grid noun [C] (MAP)

a pattern of squares with numbers or letters used to find places on a map
(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
(Definition of grid from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"grid" in Business English

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gridnoun

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)
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“grid” in Business English

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