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And we have abundant natural energy resources in the country. We haven't been taking adequate advantage of them, and we can burn coal in a clean way; we could improve the grid.
John W. Snow

Meaning of "the grid" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF THE GRID

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE THE GRID

the grape
the grave
the Great Bear
the Great Dog
the Great Glen
the Great Leap Forward
the Great Rebellion
the Great Trek
the great unwashed
the Greater Antilles
the greatest
the green-eyed monster
the Grenadines
the Greys
the grim reaper
the grove of Academe
the guillotine
the Gulf
the Gulf States
the gutter

WORDS THAT END LIKE THE GRID

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

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

SYNONYMS

Translation of «the grid» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF THE GRID

Find out the translation of the grid to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of the 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 «the grid» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

网格
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

la cuadrícula
570 millions of speakers

English

the grid
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ग्रिड
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الشبكة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

сетка
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

a grade
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গ্রিড
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

la grille
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Grid
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

das Gitter
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

グリッド
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

그리드
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ing kothak
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lưới điện
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கட்டம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ग्रिड
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ızgara
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

la griglia
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

siatka
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

сітка
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

grila
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

το δίκτυο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

die rooster
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

rutnätet
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

rutenettet
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of the grid

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «THE GRID»

The term «the grid» is very widely used and occupies the 19.963 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «THE GRID» OVER TIME

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

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10 QUOTES WITH «THE GRID»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word the grid.
1
Spencer Abraham
Well, the responsibility for maintaining a reliable transmission grid is one that's shared by an awful lot of players who have a role in the grid: Companies that either generate and transmit energy or just play the role of being the transmission systems or monitoring them.
2
Eric Bana
I've always been attracted to cars, and driving is a completely measurable experience: if you qualify last on the grid, you're the slowest, and if you qualify first on the grid, you're the fastest. So no one can say you're slow if you're fast and no one can say you're fast if you're slow.
3
Ed Begley, Jr.
I've lived a slower and less expensive life going off the grid, and I'm happier because of it.
4
Jenson Button
My 'Movember' moustache was never going to be as big as Nigel Mansell's, but I tried my best. The amazing thing is that when you try to grow a moustache, you notice everyone else's. There are some amazing moustaches on the grid.
5
Romain Grosjean
I like to smile a lot before going in the car. I make jokes, even on the grid, and then I can still manage to focus when it counts.
6
Jason Scott Lee
I farm taro. I have eight varieties of taro, which is a staple of the Hawaiian people from about 2,000 years ago, and sweet potatoes, and it's a sustainable living, agriculture, off the grid.
7
Angela Lindvall
I'm focusing on cultivating my land. I have vegetables and fruit trees; I want to get some chickens and solar and really get off the grid and focus on just, really, being a mother.
8
David J. C. MacKay
Fridges can be modified to nudge their internal thermostats up and down just a little in response to the main's frequency in such a way that, without ever jeopardising the temperature of your butter, they tend to take power at times that help the grid.
9
Ron Perlman
Living off the grid and being kind of an outlaw brings a dangerous reality.
10
John W. Snow
And we have abundant natural energy resources in the country. We haven't been taking adequate advantage of them, and we can burn coal in a clean way; we could improve the grid.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «THE GRID»

Discover the use of the grid in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to the grid and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Off the Grid: Inside the Movement for More Space, Less ...
Inside the subculture of off-grid living Written by a leading authority on living off the grid, this is a fascinating and timely look at one of the fastest growing movements in America.
Nick Rosen, 2010
2
The Grid Book
Ten grids that changed the world: the emergence and evolution of the most prominent visual structure in Western culture.
Hannah Higgins, 2009
3
The Grid: Blueprint for a New Computing Infrastructure
"The Grid" is an emerging infrastructure that will fundamentally change the way people think about and use computing.
Ian Foster, Carl Kesselman, 2004
4
Making and Breaking the Grid: A Graphic Design Layout Workshop
Making and Breaking the Grid is a comprehensive layout design workshop that assumes that in order to effectively break the rules of grid-based design, one must first understand those rules and see them applies to real-world projects.
‎2005
5
Renewable Electricity and the Grid: The Challenge of Variability
This book examines the significance of the issue of variability of renewable electricity supplies, and presents technical and operational solutions to the problem of reconciling the differing patterns of supply and demand.
Godfrey Boyle, 2012
6
Off the Grid: Modern Homes + Alternative Energy
Off the Grid beautifully illustrates that this is not just a concept for rural living; examples of homes that are "off the grid" to varying degrees are found in New York City; Ontario, Canada; Stuttgart, Germany; Belmont, California; Pipe ...
Lori Ryker, 2005
7
Securing the Smart Grid: Next Generation Power Grid Security
This book provides both a timely and relevant overview of the subject — a must-read for anyone responsible for securing the grid as well as consumers looking to implement the technology!
Tony Flick, Justin Morehouse, 2010
8
The Pulse: A Novel of Surviving the Collapse of the Grid
His Caribbean sailing vacation has turned into every parent's nightmare. Warding off pirates and tackling storms, Artie uses the stars to guide him toward his daughter.
Scott B. Williams, 2012
9
The Everything Guide to Living Off the Grid: A ...
Provides advice on moving off the grid, including how to grow produce, process meat, and use alternative energy sources.
Terri Reid, 2011
10
The Grid: Core Technologies
Find out which technologies enable the Grid and how to employ them successfully! This invaluable text provides a complete, clear, systematic, and practical understanding of the technologies that enable the Grid.
Maozhen Li, Mark Baker, 2005

3 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «THE GRID»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term the grid is used in the context of the following news items.
1
'Tetris' Owner Takes Hawaii Home And Ranch Off The Grid
"A lot of energy can be put into the grid right now, so it hasn't been a big incentive necessarily for a homeowner to invest in storage," Harris said. That could ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
2
Marussia should apply to join 2015 F1 grid properly - Force India
Though Fernley does not deny that there was some financial motivation, he says securing the future of the teams currently on the grid is just as important. «autosport.com, Feb 15»
3
Abu Dhabi GP: Romain Grosjean receives 20-place grid penalty
Usually there would be 22 cars on the grid but with Marussia absent after ceasing to trade, Grosjean would not be able to serve the full grid penalty even if he ... «BBC Sport, Nov 14»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. The grid [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/the-grid>. May 2020 ».
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