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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Any visitors to Liverpool should be given a stark warning that it could take a considerable amount of time to get through the city centre due to the "grid locking system" designed by Liverpool city planners/engineers.
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.