grid locking

grid locking

[′grid ‚läk·iŋ]
(electronics)
Defect of tube operation in which the grid potential becomes continuously positive due to excessive grid emission.
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The grid locking of Gaborone and surrounding areas will be implemented within three years and the Command Control Centre will be up in 2015.
Residents opposing the development, who admitted they are temporarily relieved by the decision, raised concerns at the meeting over traffic chaos grid locking the area, especially during Friday afternoon prayers.
Evacuation across the Mersey by ferry could form part of the strategy if power supplies failed, grid locking roads and stopping trains.