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English noun: grid

1. grid (cognition) a pattern of regularly spaced horizontal and vertical lines

Broader (hypernym)form, pattern, shape

Narrower (hyponym)Amsler grid, reference grid

2. grid (artifact) a system of high tension cables by which electrical power is distributed throughout a region

Synonymspower grid, power system

Broader (hypernym)facility, installation

Part holonymelectric main, power cable, power line, power plant, power station, powerhouse

Part meronymbase, infrastructure

3. grid (artifact) a perforated or corrugated metal plate used in a storage battery as a conductor and support for the active material

Synonymsstorage-battery grid

Broader (hypernym)plate

Part meronymaccumulator, storage battery

4. grid (artifact) an electrode placed between the cathode and anode of a vacuum tube to control the flow of electrons through the tube

Synonymscontrol grid

Broader (hypernym)electrode

Part meronymelectron tube, thermionic tube, thermionic vacuum tube, thermionic valve, tube, vacuum tube

5. grid (artifact) a cooking utensil of parallel metal bars; used to grill fish or meat


Broader (hypernym)cooking utensil, cookware

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