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 (rĭ-tĭk′yə-lĭt, -lāt′)
1. Resembling or forming a net or network: reticulate veins of a leaf.
2. Relating to or being an evolutionary process that involves the exchange of genes between organisms of different species, as in the formation of a new species through hybridization.
v. (-lāt′) re·tic·u·lat·ed, re·tic·u·lat·ing, re·tic·u·lates
1. To make a net or network of.
2. To mark with lines resembling a network.
To form a net or network.

[Latin rēticulātus, from rēticulum, diminutive of rēte, net.]

re·tic′u·late·ly adv.
re·tic′u·la′tion n.


(rɪˌtɪk yəˈleɪ ʃən)

a reticulated formation, arrangement, or appearance; network.


arrangement in the form of a network, as for decoration. — reticulate, adj.
See also: Ornamentation
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.reticulation - (photography) the formation of a network of cracks or wrinkles in a photographic emulsion
photography, picture taking - the act of taking and printing photographs
formation - natural process that causes something to form; "the formation of gas in the intestine"; "the formation of crystals"; "the formation of pseudopods"
2.reticulation - an arrangement resembling a net or network; "the reticulation of a leaf"; "the reticulation of a photographic emulsion"
network - a system of intersecting lines or channels; "a railroad network"; "a network of canals"


n. reticulación, disposición reticular.
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Education Minister Peter Collier said some of the work would see roofs replaced, ovals fitted with automatic reticulation, modern extraction systems installed in workshops, classrooms refurbished, and food technology studios upgraded.
Reticulation of plumbing and electrical services is well advanced and expected to be completed in August.
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Epidermis (1960) evokes the intricate reticulation of skin by means of ink on paper, while the 1959 Phenomena lithographs (a favoured medium during the late 1950s and early 1960s, and prominent in this exhibition) evince all manner of natural inspirations--from Speckles to Pustulous Effusion--through various representational strategies evoking texture.
By reticulation, for example, she brings to the New Zealand context the poetry' of Ezra Pound, subverting his work to highlight its masculine focus.
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The reaction of reticulation and the formation of these networks induce volume variations of the matrix usually named chemical shrinkage.
1x as wide as mesosoma, smooth except for faint traces of transverse reticulation on lower half of frons; hyperoccipital carina distinct and complete.
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Tegmina nearly as long as the abdomen, grayish brown, with dense brown reticulation and sub-hyaline areolae; wings shorter than the tegmina, pale red at the base, with the tip and hind margin slightly clouded.
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