noun. ['ˈgrɪd'] an electrode placed between the cathode and anode of a vacuum tube to control the flow of electrons through the tube.
- thermionic tube
- vacuum tube
- thermionic vacuum tube
- thermionic valve
- electron tube
- natural object
Words that Rhyme with Grid
Example sentences of the word grid
1. Noun, singular or mass
Set the cooking grid in the liner pan.
Once happy with it, use chalk line to mark out a grid pattern.
Quotes containing the word grid
1. When I go off the grid, my main source of light will be fireflies. Oh, and the glow that will come from the epic love poem I am writing for you.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE
2. Find a printer paper and imagine a full-grown bird shaped something like a football with legs standing on it. Imagine 33,000 of these rectangles in a grid. (Broilers are never in cages, and never on multiple levels.) Now enclose the grid with windowless walls and put a ceiling on top. Run in automated (drug-laced) feed, water, heating, and ventilation systems. This is a farm.
- Jonathan Safran Foer, Eating Animals
noun. ['ˈgrɪd'] a cooking utensil of parallel metal bars; used to grill fish or meat.
noun. ['ˈgrɪd'] a perforated or corrugated metal plate used in a storage battery as a conductor and support for the active material.
- storage battery
- voltaic cell
noun. ['ˈgrɪd'] a system of high tension cables by which electrical power is distributed throughout a region.
- power cable
- power station
- power grid
- power plant
- power line
- electric main
- power system
noun. ['ˈgrɪd'] a pattern of regularly spaced horizontal and vertical lines.
- Amsler grid