Translation of grid in Spanish:

grid

Pronunciation: /grɪd/

n

  • 1 (grating over opening) rejilla (feminine)
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    • The rooftop water tank is supported by a dense grid of 1m thick parallel brick walls penetrated by arches to create a series of 4m wide vaults.
    • I look up, and stuck on any available space on the lighting grid are giant nets filled with balloons.
    • Some were trying to lift gratings and grids in an attempt to enter the sewers whilst a few attempted to break down the doors leading into the Black Tower.
  • 2 2.1 (on map) [Geography/Geografía] cuadriculado (masculine) (before noun/delante del nombre) grid reference coordenadas (feminine plural) cartográficas 2.2 (pattern) cuadrícula (feminine)
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    • Mondrian's style of painting involved the use of strictly horizontal or vertical black lines to create a grid of rectangles, some of which were filled in with black or white, or vivid red, blue or yellow.
    • Maramba was laid on a rectangular grid of streets and lanes, formerly 15 blocks in all, covering an area of less than one square kilometre.
    • A series of 126x68 mm grids were placed over the transparencies.
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    • These maps and grids will enable planning for operations in the subsequent field season.
    • He made another important contribution in using a grid to locate positions of places on the Earth.
    • Essential tools include a bird identification field guide, a map of the airfield with a superimposed grid system for locating birds, and a pair of binoculars.
  • 3 (network) [Electricity/Electricidad] (especially British English/especialmente inglés británico) red (feminine) the national grid (in (United Kingdom/el Reino Unido) ) la red de suministro de electricidad nacional
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    • Nuclear power plants are connected to electricity grids in more than 30 countries and provide some 17% of the electricity consumed worldwide.
    • A major incident here in L.A. could shut down public infrastructure, power grids, food distribution networks, transportation arteries, and the phone lines - just to name a few.
    • They also condemn the network of power plants that supply electricity to the grid.
  • 4 (electrode) [Electronics/Electrónica] electrodo (masculine)
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    • The carbon-platinum replicas were transferred from a finishing water bath onto copper electron microscope grids.
    • He put brain cells on an electrode grid, and watched them grow connections between one another.
    • Oscillating electric fields applied by grids above and below the plasma can resonantly excite its electrons.

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