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If you had a national grid with one operator, you had twenty or even a hundred operators, if you don't have the ability to compel people to observe high standards of conduct, then you run a greater risk.
Spencer Abraham

Meaning of "national grid" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF NATIONAL GRID

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF NATIONAL GRID

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National grid is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES NATIONAL GRID MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of national grid in the English dictionary

The definition of national grid in the dictionary is a network of high-voltage power lines connecting major power stations. Other definition of national grid is a grid of metric coordinates used by the Ordnance Survey in Britain and Ireland, and in New Zealand by the New Zealand Lands and Survey Department, and printed on their maps.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE NATIONAL GRID

national flag
National Foundation of the Arts and the Humanities
National Front
National Gallery
national government
National Guard
National Guardsman
National Guardsmen
National Health
National Health Service
national holiday
national hunt
National Hunt racing
national income
national insurance

WORDS THAT END LIKE NATIONAL GRID

cattle-grid
control grid
diagrid
grid
multigrid
off-grid
off the grid
screen grid
starting grid
suppressor grid
the grid

Synonyms and antonyms of national grid in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «national grid» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF NATIONAL GRID

Find out the translation of national grid to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of national grid from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «national grid» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

国家电网
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

red nacional
570 millions of speakers

English

national grid
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

राष्ट्रीय ग्रिड
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الشبكة الوطنية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

National Grid
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

rede nacional
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

জাতীয় গ্রিডে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

réseau national
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Grid kebangsaan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

nationale Stromnetz
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ナショナルグリッド
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

국가 그리드
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kothak nasional
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lưới điện quốc gia
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தேசிய கட்டம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

राष्ट्रीय ग्रीड
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Ulusal şebeke
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

rete nazionale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

sieci krajowej
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

National Grid
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

grilă național
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

εθνικό δίκτυο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

nasionale netwerk
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

stamnätet
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

nasjonale rutenettet
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of national grid

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «NATIONAL GRID»

The term «national grid» is regularly used and occupies the 59.482 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «NATIONAL GRID» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about national grid

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QUOTES WITH «NATIONAL GRID»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word national grid.
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Spencer Abraham
If you had a national grid with one operator, you had twenty or even a hundred operators, if you don't have the ability to compel people to observe high standards of conduct, then you run a greater risk.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «NATIONAL GRID»

Discover the use of national grid in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to national grid and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Physics for AQA.: Separate award
This is the job of the National Grid, a network of power lines and cables which receives electricity from power stations of all kinds and transmits it to where it is needed, often far away from where it was generated. Because electricity must be  ...
Ann Fullick, Patrick Fullick, 2001
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The World of Physics
... transmission step-down transformer and distribution point substation substation step-down step-down transformer transformer the neutral or return wire is'' not shown on this diagram Transformers and the national grid system The generators ...
John Avison, 1989
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Sale of Gas Networks by National Grid: The Office of Gas and ...
The Office of Gas and Electricity Markets Great Britain: National Audit Office. APPROVING THE DISPOSAL OF ASSETS BY NATIONAL GRID: Parti of Part 3 gem's role and responsibilities This Part examines if Ofgem defined clearly its role and ...
Great Britain: National Audit Office, 2006
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Introduction to Corporate Finance
National Grid shares behave quite differently, displaying almost no tendency to move in conjunction with the market. With a slope of 0.56, the trend line for National Grid tells us that if the market return moves up or down 1 per cent, National ...
William L. Megginson, Brian M. Lucey, Scott B. Smart, 2008
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Beginning Spatial with SQL Server 2008
Great Britain, Ireland, New Zealand, Malaysia, Singapore, the Netherlands, and Sweden all have defined national grid systems that are commonly used to express coordinates for local positioning within those countries. The National Grid of ...
Alastair Aitchison, 2009
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Flooding: Fifth Report of Session 2007-08, Vol. 2: Oral and ...
During Wednesday 27 June the protection and control systems at Thorpe Marsh 400kV substation were secured from flooding by National Grid field staff and the emergency services. The substation was partially restored to operational service  ...
Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee, 2008
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Plunkett's Energy Industry Almanac 2009: The Only ...
... Fuel Gas Supply Corp.; NATIONAL FUEL GAS CO National Fuel Resources, Inc.; NATIONAL FUEL GAS CO National Grid Grain LNG; NATIONAL GRID PLC National Grid Metering; NATIONAL GRID PLC National Grid plc; NATIONAL GRID ...
Jack W. Plunkett, 2008
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Bias Challenges in International Commercial Arbitration: The ...
Perhaps charitably, National Grid agreed that the question was one of appearance,144 but denied that Arbitrator Kessler's intervention betrayed pre- judgment of the merits.145 National Grid also noted that the Argentine challenge did not go to ...
Sam Luttrell, 2009
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Department of Energy and Climate Change: Electricity market ...
performs and determining whether the type of function is one that as a matter of public policy it is appropriate to expose National Grid to the risk of liability for damages. We propose using a set of principles as described below which set out the ...
Great Britain: Department of Energy and Climate Change, 2013
10
New Scientist
Evolution of the national grid each station, buy its output in bulk and sell it back to the individual undertakings for distribution. Most sectors of the embryonic electricity supply industry bitterly opposed this plan, but it attracted strong support in ...

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «NATIONAL GRID»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term national grid is used in the context of the following news items.
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National Grid claims pipeline will connect more customers
Editor's Note: This week, the Transcripts spoke to officials from National Grid and West Roxbury Saves Energy on the need for additional ... «Wicked Local Westwood, Jul 15»
2
Should You Sell SSE PLC After Profit Warning And Buy National
Is it time to dump SSE and look to rivals National Grid (LSE: NG) and Centrica (LSE: CNA)? Well, even before the latest revelation, SSE was ... «The Motley Fool UK, Jul 15»
3
Air Canada, National Grid sign up to use Apple, IBM mobile apps
Around 500 companies, including Air Canada, U.K. energy provider National Grid and Mexican bank Banorte, are now using mobile apps ... «CIO, Jul 15»
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About 2000 National Grid customers in Watertown without power …
WATERTOWN — About 2,000 National Grid customers on the eastern side of the city were without power briefly Tuesday afternoon. Company ... «WatertownDailyTimes.com, Jul 15»
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Slash National Grid charges to 'put the power into the Northern …
Despite the North East being the UK's most energy-intensive region, its generators pay more to use the National Grid than their counterparts in ... «ChronicleLive, Jul 15»
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Analyst Price Target Update on National Grid Transco, PLC (NYSE …
National Grid Transco, PLC (NYSE:NGG): The stock price is expected to reach $ 75.53 in the short term. The number of analysts agreeing with ... «American Trade Journal, Jul 15»
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Bayport Residents Demand That National Grid Repair 'Nauseating …
NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — The noxious smell of natural gas has been constantly wafting through a residential neighborhood. “It makes you ... «CBS Local, Jul 15»
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What Outage? - a National Grid Connect21 Video
Join us in our Connect21 video series and feel the excitement of grid modernization generating from Dean Seavers, President, National Grid, ... «3BL Media, Jul 15»
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National Grid plc Receives "Overweight" Rating from Barclays (NG)
National Grid plc logo Barclays restated their overweight rating on shares of National Grid plc (LON:NG) in a report issued on Wednesday, Analyst Ratings Net ... «Dakota Financial News, Jul 15»
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Do Admiral Group PLC, National Grid plc, Petrofac Limited Trade In …
Here is why I'd buy National Grid (LSE: NG), hold Petrofac (LSE: PFC) and sell Admiral (LSE: ADM) right now. «The Motley Fool UK, Jul 15»

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