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ré·seau

or re·seau (rā-zō′, rĭ-)
n. pl. réseaus or réseaux (-zōz′, -zō′) or re·seaus or re·seaux
1. A net or mesh foundation for lace.
2. Astronomy A reference grid of fine lines forming uniform squares on a photographic plate or print, used to aid in measuring the relative positions and sizes of objects in the photograph.
3. A mosaic screen of fine lines of three colors, used in color photography.

[French, from Old French reseuil, diminutive of raiz, net, from Latin rēte.]

reseau

(ˈrɛzəʊ)
n, pl -seaux (-zəʊ; -zəʊz) or -seaus
1. (Textiles) a mesh background to a lace or other pattern
2. (Astronomy) astronomy a network of fine lines cut into a glass plate used as a reference grid on star photographs
3. (Photography) photog a screen covered in a regular pattern of minute coloured dots or lines, formerly used in colour photography
[C19: from French, from Old French resel a little net, from rais net, from Latin rēte]

re•seau

(reɪˈzoʊ, rə-)

n., pl. -seaux (-ˈzoʊz, -ˈzoʊ)
-seaus.
1. a netted or meshed ground in lace.
2. a network of fine lines on a glass plate, used in a photographic telescope to produce a corresponding network on photographs of the stars.
[1570–80; < French réseau, Old French resel, diminutive of rais net < Vulgar Latin *rētis (singular) or *rētēs (pl.), for Latin rēte]

reseau

A grid system of a standard size in the image plane of a photographic system used for mensuration purposes.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.reseau - a net or mesh foundation for lace
meshwork, meshing, network, mesh, net - an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals
2.reseau - a network of fine lines used by astronomers as a reference for measurements on star photographs
network - a system of intersecting lines or channels; "a railroad network"; "a network of canals"
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