The fence, with the open squares in the lattice serving as solid notches, is perfect for resting and aiming a rifle.
I love her lattice crust variation, and the addition of nutmeg sauce takes it to a whole other level.
They say the ladder construct is out, lattice is in, for men and women.
Better even than the ordinary wire net, an artistic screen of lattice work or trellis can be erected.
Then, opening her lattice, she flew on to the terrace and dropped the sword into the river.
The centre basket in this sampler is worked in lines of chain-stitching crossing each other lattice fashion.
Take me back to-morrow evening, and place me on the pillar by the lattice.
There is a beautiful reja here (lattice or grating) by Bartolom, and the altar is adorned with statues of Ferdinand and Isabella.
The sun was streaming in through the lattice of his bedroom.
Wide she opened her lattice window and, leaning out, she hearkened to the song of the gay goshawk.
c.1300, from Old French latiz "lattice," from late "lath, board, plank, batten" (Modern French latte), from Frankish or some other Germanic source, cf. Old High German latta "lath;" see lath).
lattice A set of points that, when joined together, form the geometric shape of a mineral crystal. The lattice of the mineral halite, for example, is in the shape of a cube. See more at crystal. |
theory
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.
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(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.