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  • grid·iron — /ˈgrıdˌajɚn/ noun, pl irons [count] 1 : a metal grid for cooking food over a fire 2 US, informal : the field on which American football is played The book recounts his many moments of glory on the gridiron. often used before another noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • grid-iron — Australian Slang American football …   English dialects glossary

  • Captain Grid-Iron — Infobox G.I. Joe character name = Captain Grid Iron caption = affiliation = G.I. Joe function = Hand to Hand Combat Specialist realname = Lydon, Terrence birthplace = Evergreen Park, IL serial = 903 5221 YY07 rank = O 3 primaryMOS = Hand to Hand… …   Wikipedia

  • grid — grid; grid·der; grid·e·lin; ne·grid; pen·ta·grid; ti·grid·ia; grid·dle; grid·iron; grid·dler; …   English syllables

  • iron — and·iron; beak·iron; beck·iron; bick·iron; blow·iron; cob·iron; iron; iron·er; iron·ic; iron·i·cal·ly; iron·i·cal·ness; iron·ish; iron·less; iron·ness; ra·dio·iron; sad·iron; grid·iron; iron·hand·ed·ly; iron·hand·ed·ness; iron·i·cal; …   English syllables

  • Grid fin — Grid fins (or lattice fins) are a type of flight control surface used on missiles and bombs in place of more conventional control surfaces, such as planar fins. They have been used since the 1970s in various Soviet ballistic missile designs such… …   Wikipedia

  • 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… …   Useful english dictionary

  • grid — grid, griddle, gridiron It would be natural to assume that grid was the original word, griddle (‘a circular iron plate that is heated by a fire or by other means for baking, toasting, etc.’) a diminutive of it, and gridiron (‘a cooking utensil of …   Modern English usage

  • Iron pillar of Delhi — For other uses, see Ashoka Pillar (disambiguation). The iron pillar of Delhi The iron pillar of Delhi, India, is a 7 m (23 ft) high pillar in the Qutb complex, notable for the composition of the metals used in its construction. The… …   Wikipedia

  • grid — [19] Grid is simply an abbreviated version of gridiron [13]. This in turn seems to have been an alteration (through association with iron) of griddle [13], which is traceable back via Old French gridil to a hypothetical Vulgar Latin *crāticulum,… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

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