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eggcrate

or egg-crate

[ eg-kreyt ]
/ ˈɛgˌkreɪt /

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.

Nearby words

egg-binding, egg-bound, egg-shaped, eggbeater, eggcorn, eggcrate, eggcup, eggdrop soup, egger, egghead, eggheaded

Origin of eggcrate

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