The city was laid out as a gridiron of parallel streets, each of which had an attendant subterranean canal.
The on-field action has always been tight, somehow finding just the right combination of arcade and sim-style play to satisfy gridiron junkies and stave off some serious competition over the years.
The port is provided with four dry docks and a gridiron, and its quays exceed 5 m.
barbacoa), originally a framework on posts placed over a fire on which to dry or smoke meat; hence, a gridiron for roasting whole animals, and in Cuba an upper floor on which fruit or grain is stored.
As they pass away southwards this gridiron formation strikes with a gentle curve westwards, the narrow enclosed valleys widening out towards the sources of the rivers, where ages of denudation have worn down the folds and filled up the hollows with fruitful soil, until at last they touch the central waterdivide, the key of the whole system, on the Quetta plateau.