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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
  1. A rectangular array of squares or rectangles of equal size, such as in a crossword puzzle.
  2. A system for delivery of electricity, consisting of various substations, transformers and generators, connected by wire.
    You can't turn off the building from here; you have to shut down the whole grid. — line from the motion picture Die Hard


See also

Grid, The Grid, or GRID may refer to:

Common usage

  • Cattle grid or stock grid, a type of obstacle is used to prevent livestock from crossing the road
  • Grid reference, used to define a location on a map

Design and planning

  • Grid (graphic design) or typographic grid, organized lines for guiding graphic design
  • Managerial grid model, a behavioral leadership model
  • Grid paper, or graph paper, the writing paper that is printed with fine lines making up a regular grid
  • Tension grid, an area of a theatre
  • Grid plan, a method of city and regional planning in which streets and administrative units are arranged at right angles

Science and technology



  • Grid, a village in Părău Commune, Braşov County, Romania
  • Grid, a village administered by Călan town, Hunedoara County, Romania






  • Grid (album), the eighth original album by the Japanese band m.o.v.e., 2006
  • "The Grid", a song by To My Boy



  • IEEE Grid, a monthly publication of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • Power Grid, the English-language edition of the multiplayer German-style board game Funkenschlag
  • The Grid (newspaper), a former alternative weekly newspaper in Toronto, Ontario

Acronyms and codes

Other uses

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