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grid

Pronunciation: grid

Definition:

  1. A chart with horizontal and perpendicular lines for plotting curves.
  2. In x-ray imaging, a device formed of lead or aluminum strips for preventing scattered radiation from reaching the x-ray film.

[M.E. gridel, fr. L. craticula, lattice]

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