Definition of grid

Definition of grid
  1. grid Noun A rectangular array of squares or rectangles of equal size, such as in a crossword puzzle.
  2. grid Noun A system for delivery of electricity, consisting of various substations, transformers and generators, connected by wire.
  3. grid Noun A system or structure of distributed computers working mostly on a peer-to-peer basis, such structures being known as a computational grid or simply grid computing, and used mainly to solve single and complex scientific or technical problems or to process data at high speeds (as in clusters).
  4. grid Noun A method of marking off maps into areas.
  5. grid Verb To mark with a grid.
  6. grid Verb To assign a reference grid to.
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