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national grid

noun [S] uk   us  
a system of special wires that take electricity from power stations (= places where electricity is made) to all parts of a country
Translations of “national grid”
in Chinese (Traditional) 全國高壓輸電線路網…
in Chinese (Simplified) 全国高压输电线路网…
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