lacelike


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Adj.1.lacelike - made of or resembling lace; "a lacy gown"; "a lacy leaf"
fancy - not plain; decorative or ornamented; "fancy handwriting"; "fancy clothes"
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Miss Bordereau had been divested of her green shade, but (it was not my fortune to behold Juliana in her nightcap) the upper half of her face was covered by the fall of a piece of dingy lacelike muslin, a sort of extemporized hood which, wound round her head, descended to the end of her nose, leaving nothing visible but her white withered cheeks and puckered mouth, closed tightly and, as it were consciously.
The images of saints are followed and lit by handheld white lanterns with lacelike designs.
Histological examination of lung treated with ethanol exhibited the well-aerated alveoli which form the parenchyma of the lung and give it a lacelike appearance.
The calcifications may be seen in the cytoplasm or stroma, where they demonstrate a delicate pericellular lacelike or "chicken-wire" appearance (Figure 3, C).
Her terse, lacelike drawings of repeated patterns are intensely emotive but not expressionistic.
Set the mood with candlelight streaming out of the lacelike cutouts in this ceramic lantern.
I series shows mottled filling defect and positive density of mass with a lacelike pattern due to residual contrast medium on delayed phase (9, 10).
out, carapace of silence, once a chorus, lacelike wings enfolded, mute
In front lay the immensity of sea, smooth as glass, and rich with all the hues of a dove's neck, the bright green, the dark purple, the soft ultramarine, the deep blue of a blade of burnished steel,--there glancing in the sun like diamonds, here rippling into a lacelike net of snowy foam' (173).
Because 3-D printers build by setting down material as they go, a printed object can have delicate lacelike features or strange curving parts, like the antlers on a model deer head recently printed by one of Pearce's students.
The rugged, green mountains, lacelike coast and fields of pomegranates, olive, citrus fruits and cotton provided plenty to admire on the journey.
However, in true bacterial fashion, the microbes have a way of dealing with the problem: converting the ions into metallic gold nanoparticles that form lacelike crystals.