lattice

12 ENTRIES FOUND:

lat·tice

noun \ˈla-təs\

: a frame or structure made of crossed wood or metal strips

Full Definition of LATTICE

1
a :  a framework or structure of crossed wood or metal strips
b :  a window, door, or gate having a lattice
c :  a network or design resembling a lattice
2
:  a regular geometrical arrangement of points or objects over an area or in space; specifically :  the arrangement of atoms in a crystal
3
:  a mathematical set that has some elements ordered and that is such that for any two elements there exists a greatest element in the subset of all elements less than or equal to both and a least element in the subset of all elements greater than or equal to both
lattice transitive verb
lat·ticed \-tist\ adjective

Origin of LATTICE

Middle English latis, from Anglo-French latiz
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Architecture Terms

buttress, casita, cornice, fanlight, garret, lintel, parapet, pilaster, plinth

Rhymes with LATTICE

lat·tice

noun \ˈlat-əs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of LATTICE

: a regular geometrical arrangement of points or objects over an area or in space: as a : the geometrical arrangement of atoms in a crystal—called also space lattice b : a geometrical arrangement of fissionable material in a nuclear reactor

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