grid /grɪd/  noun


1 : a metal frame with bars running across it that is used to cover an opening

  • A metal grid on a street in Milan

2 : a pattern of lines that cross each other to form squares on a piece of paper, a map, etc.

  • The students plotted points on a grid.
  • The city streets form a grid.

3 : a network of electrical wires and equipment that supplies electricity to a large area