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Overview page. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics.

1. a network of uniformly spaced horizontal and vertical lines. 2. a specimen screen used in electron microscopy.

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Overview page. Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology.

The network of points used to represent the atmosphere or oceans in numerical weather prediction or general circulation models, and generally taken at numerous atmospheric levels. For...

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in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 50 words.

amid, backslid, bid, did, forbid, grid, hid, id, kid, Kidd, lid, Madrid, mid, outbid, outdid, quid, rid, skid,

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Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 62 words.

the basis for the rapidly developing field of grid computing. It enables scalable virtual organizations (VOs), has

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in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 50 words.

amid, backslid, bid, did, forbid, grid, hid, id, kid, Kidd, lid, Madrid, mid, outbid, outdid, quid, rid, skid,

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Edited by Robert Allen.

in Pocket Fowler's Modern English Usage

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 80 words.

It would be natural to assume that grid was the original word, griddle (‘a circular iron plate that is heated

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Tony Deverson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of New Zealandisms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 29 words.

noun (also Australian) informal a bicycle. 1963 morrieson Scarecrow ‘Hop on the bar of my grid,’ said D’Arcy.

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Overview page. Subjects: Physics.

1. (in electricity) The system of overhead wires or underground cables by which electrical power is distributed from power stations to users. The grid is at a high voltage, up...

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G. A. Wilkes.

in Stunned Mullets & Two-pot Screamers: A Dictionary of Australian Colloquialisms

January 2008; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 79 words.

A bicycle: obsolescent 1941 Baker 32: Grid (iron) A bicycle. 1942 Gavin Casey It’s Harder for Girls 125: ‘Here, you

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Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

The basis for the rapidly developing field of grid computing. It enables scalable virtual organizations (VOs), has some parallels with the World Wide Web, but differs in that the members ...

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Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

A stage, usually in a boat-builders' yard on the water's edge, formed by cross beams, which is above water at low tide. Flat-bottomed vessels, particularly barges and the like, are floated...

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