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  • adj. Resembling a grid.

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Examples

  • The goal, according to Goldman, is a "gridlike" computing environment for users, and to make that happen he plans on using service-oriented architecture technology to include third-party applications to which users also need access.

    Directory News

  • The buildings—a main house, a guest house and a garage—are clad in vertical bleached-cedar battens and clapboard, resulting in an unusual, gridlike effect that was inspired by traditional architecture in the Japanese cities of Kyoto and Kanazawa.

    Simple Shapes on Shelter Island

  • The buildings—a main house, a guest house and a garage—are clad in vertical, bleached cedar battens and clapboard, resulting in a gridlike effect that was inspired by traditional architecture in the Japanese cities of Kyoto and Kanazawa.

    Shelter Island Compound

  • Now available online, the Google Art reproduction makes it possible to see the faintest trace of white paint Whistler used to make his subject's eyes glisten, as well as the nubby, gridlike texture of the canvas underneath.

    National Treasures: Google Art Project unlocks riches of world's galleries

  • Beyond the garden stretched a seemingly endless and somewhat overgrown meadow that created a striking counterpoint to the neat, gridlike vineyards and orchards surrounding it.

    Georgia’s Kitchen

  • Although the residential streets connected to the surrounding New York grid, they were anything but gridlike; Olmsted created a variety of crescents, internal circles, lanes, and closes, laid out with all the design artistry that a talented and experienced planner could bring to bear.31

    Makeshift Metropolis

  • Miners worked their way downhill in a gridlike pattern, gouging out holes as though dousing for water and occasionally finding a few stray grains of gold.

    LIGHTING OUT FOR THE TERRITORY

  • Using a dough scraper or a pizza cutter, cut the shortbread in a gridlike pattern set to the size of cookies you want — mine are rarely the same.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • John Cowgill is standing in the rain on quiet Victory Avenue in Manteca, Calif., a gridlike town of 65,000 people located just outside of Stockton.

    Slums of Suburbia

  • The gridlike collection of stands and small stores got rebuilt and roofed over, so they could stay open during the week, and they began to thrive.

    I Am Not A Psychic!

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