/grik/ (WPI, first used by Tim Haven to describe “grick trigonometry”, a shortcut method of determing attack angles in grid-based games like Star Trek) Any integral increment of measurement. E.g. “Please turn the stereo up a few gricks”.
[grid] /grɪd/ noun 1. a grating of crossed bars; gridiron. 2. Electricity. 3. Electronics. an electrode in a vacuum tube, usually consisting of parallel wires, a coil of wire, or a screen, for controlling the flow of electrons between the other electrodes. 4. Surveying. a basic system of reference lines for a region, consisting of […]
[grahy-zuh n] /ˈgraɪ zən/ noun 1. a hydrothermally altered rock of granitic texture composed chiefly of quartz and mica, common in the tin mines of Europe. /ˈɡraɪzən/ noun 1. a light-coloured metamorphic rock consisting mainly of quartz, white mica, and topaz formed by the pneumatolysis of granite
[grey, greyzh] /greɪ, greɪʒ/ noun 1. Textiles. . adjective 2. unbleached and undyed: greige linen. /ɡreɪʒ/ adjective 1. (of a fabric or material) not yet dyed noun 2. an unbleached or undyed cloth or yarn noun See gray goods
noun, Electronics. 1. that part of a circuit that contains the cathode and the grid of a vacuum tube.