a clock pendulum having, as part of its shaft, an arrangement of brass and steel rods having different coefficients of expansion, such that the pendulum has the same length at any temperature.
- Gridiron-tailed lizard
[grid-ahy-ern-teyld] /ˈgrɪdˌaɪ ərnˌteɪld/ noun 1. .
noun, Electronics. 1. 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