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lattice

lat·tice

lattice

 
pronunciation:
lae tihs
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a flat, open framework made by interweaving two sets of parallel strips of material, usu. wood, often used as a decorative screen, as on a porch or in a garden.
An artfully placed lattice will hide the unsightly portion of the backyard.
synonyms:
latticework, trellis
similar words:
fret, fretwork, grate, grating, grid, grille, openwork, reticulum, screen
definition 2: in physics, the regularly spaced arrangement of points or matter throughout a space, as in a crystal.
similar words:
arrangement, structure
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: latticed, lattices, latticing
definition: to provide with a lattice.
similar words:
arrange, fret, grate, order, screen, structure