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noun as in gridiron

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noun as in conducting plate

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In response, the state’s electric grid manager, a private non-profit known as CAISO, said the system was overtaxed and it ordered utilities to cut power to customers, as you may have noticed, for the first time since the 2001 energy crisis.

According to Blanchette’s model, the birds arrange themselves as if they were each standing on their own hexagon in a grid.

These microgrids continue to provide power to smaller communities if their larger grid is shut off.

It also had to be within a few hours’ drive of JPL, and not totally off the grid — the rover team slept in hotels, ate dinner in restaurants and had reliable Wi-Fi to send data to the Earth team every night.

Siegele said the consultant based the recommended upfront cost on “bad math” and undershot SDG&E’s true profit from building the grid on public land.

The sound of birds, quail, even doe, make a wild grid of noise.

It was around noon that Brinsley chucked the phone behind a radiator at the basketball stadium and went off the grid.

Skiing would appear to be the ultimate off-the-grid activity.

Several experiments in the emerging vehicle-to-grid sector are underway.

So it is not surprising that a larger-scale vehicle-to-grid project is underway in Southern California.

He huddled as close to the grid as he could get, alert to the slightest movement below as the prisoner faced his captors.

On impulse he stopped to measure it, sure he could squeeze through here, if he could work loose the grid.

The return from the grid is by means of the small pipe leading to the top of the large water tank.

You could tell, because the steel was rusting in the salt air, and the grid shone through the green paint in red-orange.

Then there is the man that pops sugary beans over a charcoal fire, and makes a delicious noise with his shaking grid-like box.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to grid, such as: framework, network, grate, grill, grille, and lattice.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.