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eggcrate

or egg-crate

[ eg-kreyt ]
/ ˈɛgˌkreɪt /
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adjective
of or resembling a horizontal construction divided by vertical partitions into cell-like areas, used especially for directing downward rays of overhead light: eggcrate ceiling fixtures.
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