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trehalose | treillage | trek | trekker | trekometer | trellis | trellised | trema | tremando | trematoda | trematode

trellis

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Noun, Verb (transitive)
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trel=lis

CIDE DICTIONARY

trellisn. [OE. relis, F. treillis, fr. treille vine arbor, fr. L. tricla, triclea, triclia, a bower, arbor, summer house.].
     A structure or frame of crossbarred work, or latticework, used for various purposes, as for screens or for supporting plants.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

trellis, n. & v.
--n. (in full trellis-work) a lattice or grating of light wooden or metal bars used esp. as a support for fruit-trees or creepers and often fastened against a wall.
--v.tr. (trellised, trellising)
1 provide with a trellis.
2 support (a vine etc.) with a trellis.

Etymology
ME f. OF trelis, trelice ult. f. L trilix three-ply (as TRI-, licium warp-thread)

THESAURUS

trellis

arabesque, basketry, basketwork, cancellation, cross-hatching, crossing-out, filigree, fret, fretwork, grate, grating, grid, gridiron, grille, grillwork, hachure, hatching, interlacement, intertexture, intertwinement, lace, lacery, lacework, lacing, lattice, latticework, mesh, meshes, meshwork, net, netting, network, plexure, plexus, raddle, reticle, reticulation, reticule, reticulum, riddle, screen, screening, sieve, texture, tissue, tracery, trelliswork, wattle, weave, weaving, web, webbing, webwork, weft, wicker, wickerwork

ROGET THESAURUS

trellis

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.


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