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lat·tice

 (lăt′ĭs)
n.
1.
a. An open framework made of strips of metal, wood, or similar material overlapped or overlaid in a regular, usually crisscross pattern.
b. A structure, such as a window, screen, or trellis, made of or containing such a framework.
2. Something, such as a decorative motif or heraldic bearing, that resembles an open, patterned framework.
3. Physics
a. A regular, periodic configuration of points, particles, or objects throughout an area or a space, especially the arrangement of ions or molecules in a crystalline solid.
b. The spatial arrangement of fissionable and nonfissionable materials in a nuclear reactor.
tr.v. lat·ticed, lat·tic·ing, lat·tic·es
To construct or furnish with a lattice or latticework.

[Middle English latis, from Old French lattis, from latte, lath, of Germanic origin .]

lat′ticed adj.

lattice

(ˈlætɪs)
n
1. (Crafts) Also called: latticework an open framework of strips of wood, metal, etc, arranged to form an ornamental pattern
2. (Crafts)
a. a gate, screen, etc, formed of such a framework
b. (as modifier): a lattice window.
3. (Art Terms) something, such as a decorative or heraldic device, resembling such a framework
4. (Chemistry) an array of objects or points in a periodic pattern in two or three dimensions, esp an array of atoms, ions, etc, in a crystal or an array of points indicating their positions in space. See also Bravais lattice
vb
to make, adorn, or supply with a lattice or lattices
[C14: from Old French lattis, from latte lath]
ˈlatticed adj

lat•tice

(ˈlæt ɪs)

n., v. -ticed, -tic•ing. n.
1. a structure of crossed wooden or metal strips usu. arranged to form a diagonal pattern of open spaces between the strips.
2. a window, gate, or the like consisting of such a structure.
3. an arrangement in space of isolated points in a regular pattern, showing the positions of atoms, molecules, or ions in the structure of a crystal.
4. a partially ordered set in which every subset containing exactly two elements has a greatest lower bound or intersection and a least upper bound or union.
v.t.
5. to furnish with a lattice or latticework.
6. to form into a lattice.
[1350–1400; Middle English latis < Middle French lattis, derivative of latte lath < Germanic; see lath]

lat·tice

(lăt′ĭs)
See under crystal.

lattice

A network of intersecting positional lines printed on a map or chart from which a fix may be obtained.

lattice


Past participle: latticed
Gerund: latticing

Imperative
lattice
lattice
Present
I lattice
you lattice
he/she/it lattices
we lattice
you lattice
they lattice
Preterite
I latticed
you latticed
he/she/it latticed
we latticed
you latticed
they latticed
Present Continuous
I am latticing
you are latticing
he/she/it is latticing
we are latticing
you are latticing
they are latticing
Present Perfect
I have latticed
you have latticed
he/she/it has latticed
we have latticed
you have latticed
they have latticed
Past Continuous
I was latticing
you were latticing
he/she/it was latticing
we were latticing
you were latticing
they were latticing
Past Perfect
I had latticed
you had latticed
he/she/it had latticed
we had latticed
you had latticed
they had latticed
Future
I will lattice
you will lattice
he/she/it will lattice
we will lattice
you will lattice
they will lattice
Future Perfect
I will have latticed
you will have latticed
he/she/it will have latticed
we will have latticed
you will have latticed
they will have latticed
Future Continuous
I will be latticing
you will be latticing
he/she/it will be latticing
we will be latticing
you will be latticing
they will be latticing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been latticing
you have been latticing
he/she/it has been latticing
we have been latticing
you have been latticing
they have been latticing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been latticing
you will have been latticing
he/she/it will have been latticing
we will have been latticing
you will have been latticing
they will have been latticing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been latticing
you had been latticing
he/she/it had been latticing
we had been latticing
you had been latticing
they had been latticing
Conditional
I would lattice
you would lattice
he/she/it would lattice
we would lattice
you would lattice
they would lattice
Past Conditional
I would have latticed
you would have latticed
he/she/it would have latticed
we would have latticed
you would have latticed
they would have latticed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lattice - an arrangement of points or particles or objects in a regular periodic pattern in 2 or 3 dimensionslattice - an arrangement of points or particles or objects in a regular periodic pattern in 2 or 3 dimensions
organization, arrangement, organisation, system - an organized structure for arranging or classifying; "he changed the arrangement of the topics"; "the facts were familiar but it was in the organization of them that he was original"; "he tried to understand their system of classification"
Bravais lattice, crystal lattice, space lattice - a 3-dimensional geometric arrangement of the atoms or molecules or ions composing a crystal
2.lattice - small opening (like a window in a door) through which business can be transactedlattice - small opening (like a window in a door) through which business can be transacted
opening - a vacant or unobstructed space that is man-made; "they left a small opening for the cat at the bottom of the door"
stump - (cricket) any of three upright wooden posts that form the wicket
3.lattice - framework consisting of an ornamental design made of strips of wood or metallattice - framework consisting of an ornamental design made of strips of wood or metal
framework - a structure supporting or containing something
lath - a narrow thin strip of wood used as backing for plaster or to make latticework
treillage, trellis - latticework used to support climbing plants

lattice

noun grid, network, web, grating, mesh, grille, trellis, fretwork, tracery, latticework, openwork, reticulation We were crawling along the narrow steel lattice of the bridge.
Translations
svaz
võre
kristalroosterroostertralie

lattice

[ˈlætɪs]
A. Nenrejado m; (on window) → reja f, celosía f
B. CPD lattice window Nventana f de celosía

lattice

[ˈlætɪs] n (= pattern, structure) → treillis mlattice window nfenêtre f à petits carreaux

lattice

nGitter nt

lattice

[ˈlætɪs] n (gen) → reticolato; (for plants) → graticcio, traliccio (Chem) → reticolo cristallino
References in classic literature ?
Presently it tried the strength of the lattice with its great talons.
At length, however, she gave up the attempt, and Jane heard her returning toward the window, beneath which she paused for an instant, and then launched her great weight against the timeworn lattice.
Then he dragged a rude lattice into place before the opening after he, himself, had left the chamber.
Observing his extreme solicitude, she firmly added, ``I myself will stand at the lattice, and describe to you as I can what passes without.
He had opened, not only the glass window, but the lattice blind outside it, and he had closed both again, and he shivered through his frame.
Archer nodded, and pushed his telegram under the lattice.
It was a little lattice window, about five feet and a half above the ground, at the back of the house: which belonged to a scullery, or small brewing-place, at the end of the passage.
She thrust forth her head from the lattice, and looked anxiously upward Beyond the shadow of a doubt, this venerable witch-lady had heard Mr.
One of the signs he used to make me was to link one hand in the other, to show me he wished to marry me; and though I should have been glad if that could be, being alone and motherless I knew not whom to open my mind to, and so I left it as it was, showing him no favour, except when my father, and his too, were from home, to raise the curtain or the lattice a little and let him see me plainly, at which he would show such delight that he seemed as if he were going mad.
When these were done, she took some needle-work from her basket, and sat herself down upon a stool beside the lattice, where the honeysuckle and woodbine entwined their tender stems, and stealing into the room filled it with their delicious breath.
It was averred, likewise, that the lattice window, near the Colonel's chair, was open; and that, only a few minutes before the fatal occurrence, the figure of a man had been seen clambering over the garden fence, in the rear of the house.
Merely the branch of a fir-tree that touched my lattice as the blast wailed by, and rattled its dry cones against the panes