grid grid  /ˈɡrɪd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a pattern of regularly spaced horizontal and vertical lines
  2. (n) a system of high tension cables by which electrical power is distributed throughout a region
  3. (n) a perforated or corrugated metal plate used in a storage battery as a conductor and support for the active material
  4. (n) an electrode placed between the cathode and anode of a vacuum tube to control the flow of electrons through the tube
  5. (n) a cooking utensil of parallel metal bars; used to grill fish or meat

Usage(s):

  1. Miami's $200 million smart grid, which aims to connect every home and business in Miami-Dade County by 2011, may serve as a blueprint for a nationwide system.
  2. Owaki Kulla Corbis But going off the grid isn't as simple as unplugging your television.
  3. Our electrically-powered TVs and iPods might be state-of-the-art, but the grid that brings that juice to our homes is barely 20th century.

News

  1. National Grid USA UK Regulatory Announcement: FRN Variable Rate Fix

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As Agent Bank, please be advised of the following rate determined on: 21/06/2013 Issue ¦ National Grid USA - Series 10 EUR 30,000,000 FRN due 25 Jun 2014 ISIN Number ¦ XS0796766912 ISIN Reference ¦ 79676691 Issue Nomin EUR ¦ 30000000 Period ¦ 25/06/2013 to 25/09/2013 Payment Date 25/09/2013 Number of Days ¦ 92 Rate ¦ 0.666 Denomination EUR ¦ 100000 ¦ 30000000 ¦ Amount ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Business Wire

  2. Smart Grid Equipment Industry in China 2012-2013 - Market Share,Size,Trends,Growth,Analysis And Forecast Research ...

    MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report “China Smart Grid Equipment Industry Report, 2012-2013” to its database. Buy the copy of this report by visiting http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/china-smart-grid-equipment-industry-report-2012-2013 . (PRWeb June 20, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/Smart-Grid-Equipment ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Grid Dynamics’ Focus on Ecommerce Pays Off in Growth; Poised for its Transition Beyond Startup Phase, the Company Adds ...

    Grid Dynamics announced an expansion of its executive staff. David Gimpelevich has been named president and general manager. Founder and CEO Victoria Livschitz will step up to a role as executive chair of the board of directors, while her primary focus shifts to the new startup she founded and leads, Qubell. (PRWeb June 19, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6 ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. His remarks also make clear that the United States is highly dependent on computerized systems to provide energy, but he said, "Cyber intruders have probed our electrical grid and that in other countries cyber attacks have plunged entire cities into...
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Security Management

  2. "I am enjoying working closely with Heikki, Pedro (de la Rosa), Gary (Paffett) and the team as we push hard with the development of the MP4-23," said Hamilton. "We have 57 days to go until the lights go out on the grid at Albert Park and we...
    on Jan 18, 2008 By: Lewis Hamilton Source: Formula 1

  3. "We've been participating in the dialogue in Washington, DC and with public agencies in the US and other parts of the world to advocate for investment in the building of a smart grid," to bring our 1950s-era electricity grid into the digital...
    on Feb 10, 2009 By: Ed Lu Source: eWeek

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