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Definition 1: a cooking utensil of parallel metal bars; used to grill fish or meat - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for grid in the sense of this definition

(grid is a kind of ...) a kitchen utensil made of material that does not melt easily; used for cooking

Definition 2: an electrode placed between the cathode and anode of a vacuum tube to control the flow of electrons through the tube - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for grid in the sense of this definition

(grid is a kind of ...) a conductor used to make electrical contact with some part of a circuit

(... is part of grid) electronic device consisting of a system of electrodes arranged in an evacuated glass or metal envelope

Definition 3: a system of high tension cables by which electrical power is distributed throughout a region - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for grid in the sense of this definition

(grid is a kind of ...) a building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry

"the assembly plant is an enormous facility"

(grid is a part of ...) a main that distributes electricity

(grid is a part of ...) cable used to distribute electricity

(grid is a part of ...) an electrical generating station

(... is part of grid) the stock of basic facilities and capital equipment needed for the functioning of a country or area

"the industrial base of Japan"

Definition 4: a perforated or corrugated metal plate used in a storage battery as a conductor and support for the active material - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for grid in the sense of this definition

(grid is a kind of ...) a sheet of metal or wood or glass or plastic

(... is part of grid) a voltaic battery that stores electric charge

Definition 5: a pattern of regularly spaced horizontal and vertical lines - [noun denoting cognition]

(grid is a kind of ...) a perceptual structure

"the composition presents problems for students of musical form" "a visual pattern must include not only objects but the spaces between them"

(... is a kind of grid ) a pattern of horizontal and vertical lines that provide coordinates for locating points on an image or a map

(... is a kind of grid ) a pattern of small boxes that is used for self-monitoring by patients who have age-related macular degeneration

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