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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.
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 .]
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1. (Crafts) Also called: latticework an open framework of strips of wood, metal, etc, arranged to form an ornamental pattern
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
to make, adorn, or supply with a lattice or lattices
[C14: from Old French lattis, from latte lath]
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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]
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See under crystal.
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A network of intersecting positional lines printed on a map or chart from which a fix may be obtained.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
Past participle: latticed
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|Noun||1.||lattice - 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"
|2.||lattice - 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 metal|
framework - a structure supporting or containing something
lath - a narrow thin strip of wood used as backing for plaster or to make latticework
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noun grid, network, web, grating, mesh, grille, trellis, fretwork, tracery, latticework, openwork, reticulation We were crawling along the narrow steel lattice of the bridge.
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lattice[ˈlætɪs] n (= pattern, structure) → treillis mlattice window n → fenêtre f à petits carreaux
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n → Gitter nt
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lattice[ˈlætɪs] n (gen) → reticolato; (for plants) → graticcio, traliccio (Chem) → reticolo cristallino
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