Translation of "grid" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ɡrɪd/ us

a pattern or structure made from horizontal and vertical lines crossing each other to form squares

rejilla, cuadrícula
A metal grid had been placed over the hole to prevent people from falling in.
In Barcelona the streets are laid out in/on a grid system.
→ See also gridiron

a system of wires through which electricity is connected to different power stations across a region

the national grid

a pattern of squares with numbers or letters used to find places on a map


(Translation of “grid” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ɡrid/

a set of vertical and horizontal lines drawn on a map.


a framework of iron bars.

gridlock noun

a situation in which there are so many cars on the roads that the traffic cannot move at all

The Transportation Ministry has an ambitious plan to avoid total gridlock in Greater Jakarta.

(especially in politics) a situation in which no progress can be made, usually because people cannot reach an agreement.


(Translation of “grid” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)