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GRID

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French Equivalent: Grillé

Definition:
A rectangular mesh on a plane formed by two sets of lines orthogonal to each other, each line of each set being at a constant interval from the adjacent lines. It is used in some forms of area sampling.

Source Publication:
A Dictionary of Statistical Terms, 5th edition, prepared for the International Statistical Institute by F.H.C. Marriott. Published for the International Statistical Institute by Longman Scientific and Technical.

Cross References:
Grid sampling

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Created on Sunday, May 19, 2002

Last updated on Wednesday, April 07, 2004