lattice
playSimple Definition of lattice

: 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
Origin of lattice
Middle English latis, from AngloFrench latiz
First Known Use: 14th century
LATTICE Defined for Kids
lattice
playDefinition of lattice for Students
1 : a structure made of thin strips of wood or metal that cross each other
2 : a window or gate having a lattice
Medical Dictionary
lattice
playMedical Definition of lattice
: a regular geometrical arrangement of points or objects over an area or in space: asa: the geometrical arrangement of atoms in a crystal—called also space latticeb: a geometrical arrangement of fissionable material in a nuclear reactor
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