What is grid?

  • (noun): An electrode placed between the cathode and anode of a vacuum tube to control the flow of electrons through the tube.
    Synonyms: control grid
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on grid:

Grid - Other Uses
... Regular grid, a tessellation of Euclidean space Grid (page layout), layout scheme Grid (spatial index), information-organizing scheme Grid (Jotun), a giantess in Norse mythology Managerial grid model ...
Military Grid Reference System
... The Military Grid Reference System (MGRS) is the geocoordinate standard used by NATO militaries for locating points on the earth ... The MGRS is derived from the Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) grid system and the Universal Polar Stereographic (UPS) grid system, but uses a different labeling convention ... An example of an MGRS coordinate, or grid reference, would be 4QFJ12345678, which consists of three parts 4Q (grid zone designator, GZD), FJ (the 100,000-meter square identifier), and 12345678 (numerical ...
Korea Electric Power Corporation - Operations - Smart Grid
... invest over US$7 billion in its smart grid business by 2030 to make electricity distribution more efficient and decrease Korea's greenhouse gas emissions ... and foreign companies taking part in the Jeju Smart Grid Demonstration Project, begun following the announcement of Korea's National Smart Grid Roadmap in 2009 ... that KEPCO would collaborate with IBM to build a Total Operations Center at the Jeju Smart Grid Test-Bed Demonstration Complex ...
2008 Honda Grand Prix Of St. Petersburg - Qualifying - Grid
... Pos No ... Driver Team Time Speed (mph) 11 ... Tony Kanaan Andretti Green Racing 102.5322 103.627 8 ... Will Power (R) KV Racing 102.6096 103.499 02 ... Justin Wilson (R) Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing 102.6426 103.444 3 ... Hélio Castroneves Penske Racing 102.6462 103.438 6 ... Ryan Briscoe Penske Racing 102.7071 103.338 17 ... Ryan Hunter-Reay Rahal Letterman Racing 103.0077 102.845 5 ... Oriol Servià (R) KV Racing 102.7427 103.279 10 ... Dan Wheldon Chip Ganassi Racing 102.7964 103.191 06 ... Graham Rahal (R) Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing 102.8122 103.165 34 ... Franck Perera (R) Conquest Racing 102.8749 103.062 14 ... Darren Manning A.J ...
Grid Friendly
... Electrical devices are considered grid friendly if they operate in a manner that supports electrical power grid reliability ... Basic grid-friendly devices may incorporate features that work to offset short-term undesirable changes in line frequency or voltage more sophisticated devices may ... Grid-friendly devices can include major appliances found in homes, commercial building systems such as HVAC, and many industrial systems ...

More definitions of "grid":

  • (noun): A system of high tension cables by which electrical power is distributed throughout a region.
    Synonyms: power system, power grid
  • (noun): A network of horizontal and vertical lines that provide coordinates for locating points on an image.
    Synonyms: reference grid
  • (noun): A cooking utensil of parallel metal bars; used to grill fish or meat.
    Synonyms: gridiron