Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “grid”

See all translations

grid

noun
 
 
/ɡrɪd/
PATTERN [C] a pattern or structure made from horizontal and vertical lines crossing each other to form squaresNets, grids and grilles
POWER [no plural] a system of connected wires used to supply electrical power to a large area: the National GridElectrical components and circuitry
MAP [C] a pattern of squares with numbers or letters used to find places on a mapNets, grids and grilles
(Definition of grid from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “grid” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

glacial

made or left by a glacier

Word of the Day

Let’s celebrate! (words and phrases for parties)

by Kate Woodford,
December 17, 2014
​​​ With Christmas and New Year almost upon us, we thought it a good time to look at the language of parties and celebrations. First, let’s start with the word ‘party’ itself. To have or throw a party or, less commonly, to give a party is to arrange a party: We’re having a

Read More 

cinderella surgery noun

December 15, 2014
cosmetic surgery to the feet We have all heard of people having nose jobs, boob jobs and liposuction – but now a new trend growing in popularity in America: Cinderella surgery.

Read More