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Synonyms for grid




Synonyms for grid

a pattern of regularly spaced horizontal and vertical lines

a system of high tension cables by which electrical power is distributed throughout a region

a perforated or corrugated metal plate used in a storage battery as a conductor and support for the active material

an electrode placed between the cathode and anode of a vacuum tube to control the flow of electrons through the tube

a cooking utensil of parallel metal bars


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A new World Bank study has revealed that Mini grids, previously viewed as a niche solution, can provide electricity to as many as 500 million people by 2030, helping close the energy access gap.
whereas all feeders emanating from 132-KV Jhang City, Jhang-II and Khewa grid stations will observe 40 megawatt load shedding from 9:30 a.m.
With HTS cables gaining broader acceptance by power utilities worldwide, it has become increasingly important to understand the issues surrounding the integration of these cables into existing power grids. In addition to developing a first-of-its- kind HTS cable at unprecedented length and voltage, this project is developing the necessary tools to assure the reliable integration of this technology into the grid.
While the discussion about grid file systems is important, the nature of the storage underneath them is equally critical, if not more so.
A grid, G, is the union of a collection of elements, {[E.sub.i]}, all of the same kind, such that G = [union] [E.sub.i] is a connected, bounded region in [R.sup.2] or [R.sup.3], and [[degrees].E.sub.i] [intersection] [[degrees].E.sub.j] = [phi], i [not equal to] j, where [[degrees].E] denotes the interior of element E, and [phi] is the empty set.
Working together, we can accelerate efforts toward standardization and the pervasive adoption of grid solutions for research and industry."
A growing niche market Big vendors like Hewlett-Packard and IBM offer software, solutions and services to tackle grid problems.
"WebSphere software helps a Grid gather untapped computing capabilities and functionalities and make it available to users across the Grid as needed," says George Wang, director of IBM China Software Development laboratory and IBM China Research and Development Laboratory.
In operation, grid computing software divides a computational job into multiple, smaller, discrete tasks that are then distributed to the various computing nodes on the grid.
With more than 6,500 grids deployed since July 2000 based on Sun ONE Grid Engine software, Sun has been instrumental in making grid computing mainstream.
For example, samples containing poxvirus or varicella zoster virus that appear to have no material drawn into a needle barrel (Figure 3A) or attached to a grid may still contain numerous virions.
Avaki Corporation, Cambridge, Mass., a pioneer in global grid software solutions, has launched AVAKI 2.5, the latest version of its commercial grid software.
From grid to wrinkle, block to smear, in black-and-white and color: So might one characterize the photography of Mel Bochner, all of which was produced before his better-known work in Conceptual sculpture.
Marking the industry's first Linux distribution of a key enabling grid technology from a major systems vendor, Sun Microsystems, Inc.