Definition of grid
- a road grid
The students plotted points on a grid.
The city streets form a grid.
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First Known Use: 1839See Words from the same year
: a metal frame with bars running across it that is used to cover an opening
: a pattern of lines that cross each other to form squares on a piece of paper, a map, etc.
: a network of electrical wires and equipment that supplies electricity to a large area
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