a high-resistance device that permits excessive charges on the grid to leak off or escape.
[grid-lok] /ˈgrɪdˌlɒk/ noun 1. the stoppage of free vehicular movement in an urban area because key intersections are blocked by traffic. 2. the blocking of an intersection by vehicular traffic entering the intersection but unable to pass through it. 3. any situation in which nothing can move or proceed in any direction: a financial gridlock […]
- Grid networking
noun 1. a type of computer networking that harnesses unused processing cycles of ordinary desktop computers to create a virtual supercomputer
- Grid reference
noun 1. a method of locating a point on a map or plan by a number referring to the lines of a grid drawn upon the map or plan and to subdivisions of the space between the lines noun a map of vertical and horizontal grid lines that indicating location via numbering and lettering of […]
noun, Canadian. 1. a municipal road that follows a grid line established by the original survey of the area. noun 1. (in Canada) a road that follows a surveyed division between areas of a township, municipality, etc