- a metallic framework employed in a storage cell or battery for conducting the electric current and supporting the active material.
- a system of electrical distribution serving a large area, especially by means of high-tension lines.
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In response, the state’s electric grid manager, a private non-profit known as CAISO, said the system was overtaxed and it ordered utilities to cut power to customers, as you may have noticed, for the first time since the 2001 energy crisis.Environment Report: Real Estate Sellers Aren’t Required to Disclose Sea Level Rise Risk|MacKenzie Elmer|August 24, 2020|Voice of San Diego
According to Blanchette’s model, the birds arrange themselves as if they were each standing on their own hexagon in a grid.
These microgrids continue to provide power to smaller communities if their larger grid is shut off.
It also had to be within a few hours’ drive of JPL, and not totally off the grid — the rover team slept in hotels, ate dinner in restaurants and had reliable Wi-Fi to send data to the Earth team every night.To rehearse Perseverance’s mission, scientists pretended to be a Mars rover|Lisa Grossman|July 29, 2020|Science News
Siegele said the consultant based the recommended upfront cost on “bad math” and undershot SDG&E’s true profit from building the grid on public land.Morning Report: How We Got Here With Smart Streetlights|Voice of San Diego|July 10, 2020|Voice of San Diego
It was around noon that Brinsley chucked the phone behind a radiator at the basketball stadium and went off the grid.Alleged Cop Killer Ismaaiyl Brinsley Had a Death Wish|M.L. Nestel|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Adding vehicles to the grid could be a boon to vehicle and fleet owners in several ways.
At night, the homes will continue to draw power from the grid.
The power produced will be used by the house, while excess power will flow into the grid and be used by nearby homes.
For one, these maps often use narrative to chart the landscape, rather than constraining it to a grid with coordinates.
When it touched ground and the grid's force fields cut off, it looked very modern and very crisp and strictly businesslike.The Pirates of Ersatz|Murray Leinster
That is all right, but while they were away the grid got some electrons from the filament to take their places.
The composition of the active material, and the contact between it and the grid affect the resistance considerably.The Automobile Storage Battery|O. A. Witte
And these changes in the grid voltage will result in still larger changes in the plate current.
Now on their way they passed the house of Grid, a kindly old giantess, who had long been a friend of Thor's.Told by the Northmen:|E. M. [Ethel Mary] Wilmot-Buxton