- 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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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