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Meaning of LATTICE

Pronunciation:  'latis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  framework consisting of an ornamental design made of strips of wood or metal
  2. [n]  small opening (like a window in a door) through which business can be transacted
  3. [n]  an arrangement of points or particles or objects in a regular periodic pattern in 2 or 3 dimensions
 

LATTICE is a 7 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: fretwork, grille, latticework, wicket
 
 See Also: arrangement, Bravais lattice, crystal lattice, frame, framework, framing, lath, opening, organisation, organization, space lattice, stump, system, treillage, trellis

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Lat"tice\, n. [OE. latis, F. lattis lathwork, fr. latte
    lath. See {Latten}, 1st {Lath}.]
    1. Any work of wood or metal, made by crossing laths, or thin
       strips, and forming a network; as, the lattice of a
       window; -- called also {latticework}.
    
             The mother of Sisera looked out at a window, and
             cried through the lattice.            --Judg. v. 28.
    
    2. (Her.) The representation of a piece of latticework used
       as a bearing, the bands being vertical and horizontal.
    
    {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 {O. Berneriana}. The
       genus is merged in {Aponogeton} by recent authors.
    
    
  2. \Lat"tice\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Latticed}; p. pr. & vb.
    n. {Latticing}.]
    1. To make a lattice of; as, to lattice timbers.
    
    2. To close, as an opening, with latticework; to furnish with
       a lattice; as, to lattice a window.
    
    {To lattice up}, to cover or inclose with a lattice.
    
             Therein it seemeth he [Alexander] hath latticed up
             C[ae]sar.                             --Sir T.
                                                   North.
    
    
 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

A partially ordered set in which all finite subsets have a least upper bound and greatest lower bound.

This definition has been standard at least since the 1930s and probably since Dedekind worked on lattice theory in the 19th century; though he may not have used that name.

See also complete lattice, domain theory.

 
Easton Bible Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

(1.) Heb. 'eshnabh, a latticed opening through which the cool breeze passes (Judg. 5:28). The flat roofs of the houses were sometimes enclosed with a parapet of lattice-work on wooden frames, to screen the women of the house from the gaze of the neighbourhood.

(2.) Heb. harakim, the network or lattice of a window (Cant. 2:9).

(3.) Heb. sebakhah, the latticed balustrade before a window or balcony (2 Kings 1:2). The lattice window is frequently used in Eastern countries.

 
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