Gridiron

Definition of Gridiron

Grid´i`ron
n.1.A grated iron utensil for broiling flesh and fish over coals.
2.(Naut.) An openwork frame on which vessels are placed for examination, cleaning, and repairs.
3.(Sport) A football field; - so called because of the resemblance of the parallel marked yard lines to a gridiron{1}.
Gridiron pendulum
See under Pendulum.
Gridiron valve
(Steam Engine) a slide valve with several parallel perforations corresponding to openings in the seat on which the valve moves.

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