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Lattice

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Noun, Verb (usu participle)
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lat=tice

CIDE DICTIONARY

Latticen. [OE. latis, F. lattis lathwork, fr. latte lath. See Latten, 1st Lath.].
  •  Any work of wood, metal, plastic, or other solid material, made by crossing a series of parallel laths, or thin strips, with another series at a diagonal angle, and forming a network with openings between the strips; as, the lattice of a window; -- called also latticework.  [1913 Webster]
    "The mother of Sisera looked out at a window, and cried through the lattice."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The representation of a piece of latticework used as a bearing, the bands being vertical and horizontal.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The arrangement of atoms or molecules in a crystal, represented as a repeating arrangement of points in space, each point representing the location of an atom or molecule; called also crystal lattice and space lattice.  [PJC]
Lattice bridge, a bridge supported by lattice girders, or latticework trusses. -- Lattice girder (Arch.), a girder of which the wed consists of diagonal pieces crossing each other in the manner of latticework. -- Lattice plant (Bot.), an aquatic plant of Madagascar (Ouvirandra fenestralis), whose leaves have interstices between their ribs and cross veins, so as to resemble latticework. A second species is Ouvirandra Berneriana. The genus is merged in Aponogeton by recent authors.
Latticev. i. 
  •  To make a lattice of; as, to lattice timbers.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To close, as an opening, with latticework; to furnish with a lattice; as, to lattice a window.  [1913 Webster]
    "Therein it seemeth he [Alexander] hath latticed up Cæsar."  [1913 Webster]
To lattice up, to cover or inclose with a lattice.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Lattice, n.
1 a a structure of crossed laths or bars with spaces between, used as a screen, fence, etc. b (in full lattice-work) laths arranged in lattice formation.
2 Crystallog. a regular periodic arrangement of atoms, ions, or molecules in a crystalline solid.

Idiom
lattice frame (or girder) a girder or truss made of top and bottom members connected by struts usu. crossing diagonally. lattice window a window with small panes set in diagonally crossing strips of lead.
Derivative
latticed adj. latticing n.
Etymology
ME f. OF lattis f. latte lath f. WG

THESAURUS

Lattice

Kekule formula, arabesque, atomic cluster, atomic pile, basketry, basketwork, bay, bay window, benzene ring, bow window, branched chain, breeder reactor, bricks, cadre, cancellation, case, casement, casement window, casing, chain, chain reactor, chain-reacting pile, chassis, closed chain, compound radical, cross-hatching, crossing-out, cycle, doorframe, fabric, fan window, fanlight, fast pile, filigree, frame, framework, framing, fret, fretwork, furnace, grate, grating, grid, gridiron, grille, grillwork, hachure, hatching, heterocycle, heterogeneous reactor, homocycle, homogeneous reactor, interlacement, intermediate pile, intertexture, intertwinement, lace, lacery, lacework, lacing, lancet window, lantern, latticework, light, louver window, mesh, meshes, meshwork, molecule, net, netting, network, neutron factory, nuclear furnace, oriel, pane, picture frame, picture window, pile, plexure, plexus, plutonium reactor, port, porthole, power reactor, power-breeder reactor, raddle, radical, radioactive waste, reactor, reactor pile, reticle, reticulation, reticule, reticulum, riddle, ring, rods, rose window, sash, screen, screening, shell, side chain, sieve, simple radical, skeleton, skylight, slow pile, space-lattice, stellarator, straight chain, texture, tissue, tracery, transom, trellis, trelliswork, uranium reactor, wattle, weave, weaving, web, webbing, webwork, weft, wicker, wickerwork, wicket, window, window bay, window case, window frame, window glass, windowpane

ROGET THESAURUS

Lattice

Crossing

N crossing, intersection, interdigitation, decussation, transversion, convolution, level crossing, reticulation, network, inosculation, anastomosis, intertexture, mortise, net, plexus, web, mesh, twill, skein, sleeve, felt, lace, wicker, mat, matting, plait, trellis, wattle, lattice, grating, grille, gridiron, tracery, fretwork, filigree, reticle, tissue, netting, mokes, rivulation, cross, chain, wreath, braid, cat's cradle, knot, entangle, cloth, linen, muslin, cambric, crossing, crossed, matted, v, transverse, cross, cruciform, crucial, retiform, reticular, reticulated, areolar, cancellated, grated, barred, streaked, textile, crossbarred, cruciate, palmiped, secant, web-footed, cross, thwart, athwart, transversely, at grade, crosswise.

Opening

N opening, hole, foramen, puncture, perforation, fontanel, transforation, pinhole, keyhole, loophole, porthole, peephole, mousehole, pigeonhole, eye of a needle, eyelet, slot, opening, aperture, apertness, hiation, yawning, oscitancy, dehiscence, patefaction, pandiculation, chasm, embrasure, window, casement, abatjour, light, sky light, fan light, lattice, bay window, bow window, oriel, dormer, lantern, outlet, inlet, vent, vomitory, embouchure, orifice, mouth, sucker, muzzle, throat, gullet, weasand, wizen, nozzle, placket, portal, porch, gate, ostiary, postern, wicket, trapdoor, hatch, door, arcade, cellarway, driveway, gateway, doorway, hatchway, gangway, lich gate, way, path, thoroughfare, channel, passage, passageway, tube, pipe, water pipe, air pipe, vessel, tubule, canal, gut, fistula, adjutage, ajutage, ostium, smokestack, chimney, flue, tap, funnel, gully, tunnel, main, mine, pit, adit, shaft, gallery, alley, aisle, glade, vista, bore, caliber, pore, blind orifice, fulgurite, thundertube, porousness, porosity, sieve, cullender, colander, cribble, riddle, screen, honeycomb, apertion, perforation, piercing, terebration, empalement, pertusion, puncture, acupuncture, penetration, key, opener, master key, password, combination, passe- partout, open, perforated, perforate, wide open, ajar, unclosed, unstopped, oscitant, gaping, yawning, patent, tubular, cannular, fistulous, pervious, permeable, foraminous, vesicular, vasicular, porous, follicular, cribriform, honeycombed, infundibular, riddled, tubulous, tubulated, piped, tubate, opening, aperient, Int, open sesame!.


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