grid|i|ron


grid|i|ron
grid|i|ron «GRIHD Y uhrn», noun, verb.
–n.
1. a framework of parallel iron bars or wires for broiling, usually with a handle.
2. any frame or structure like this, such as a frame for supporting a ship that is being repaired.
3. a football field.
4. a structure above the stage of a theater, from which scenery is manipulated; grid.
5. a network of pipes, lines, etc.
–v.t.
to mark with parallel bars or lines like those of a gridiron.
[Middle English alteration (influenced by iron) of gredire griddle, variant of gredile]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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