latticed

[lat-ist]

Origin of latticed

First recorded in 1555–65; lattice + -ed3
Related formshalf-lat·ticed, adjectiveun·lat·ticed, adjective

lattice

[lat-is]
noun
  1. a structure of crossed wooden or metal strips usually arranged to form a diagonal pattern of open spaces between the strips.
  2. a window, gate, or the like consisting of such a structure.
  3. Physics. the structure of fissionable and nonfissionable materials geometrically arranged within a nuclear reactor.
  4. Also called Bravais lattice, crystal lattice, space lattice. Crystallography. an arrangement in space of isolated points (lattice points) in a regular pattern, showing the positions of atoms, molecules, or ions in the structure of a crystal.
  5. Mathematics. a partially ordered set in which every subset containing exactly two elements has a greatest lower bound or intersection and a least upper bound or union.
verb (used with object), lat·ticed, lat·tic·ing.
  1. to furnish with a lattice or latticework.
  2. to form into or arrange like latticework.

Origin of lattice

1350–1400; Middle English latis < Middle French lattis, derivative of latte lath < Germanic; see lath
Related formslat·tice·like, adjective

Synonyms for lattice

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Examples from the Web for latticed

Contemporary Examples of latticed

Historical Examples of latticed

  • These were set in pots and on shelves near the latticed windows.

    Welsh Fairy Tales

    William Elliott Griffis

  • Its sides were latticed; we could go up it hand over hand, like monkeys.

    Wandl the Invader

    Raymond King Cummings

  • Flice said, musingly, as they approached the latticed passageway.

  • Behind this chapel was an inclosure, closed by a latticed gate.

    The Man in the Iron Mask

    Alexandre Dumas, Pere

  • Outside were latticed grooves with tent, tent-poles, and rifles.

    A Simpleton

    Charles Reade


British Dictionary definitions for latticed

lattice

noun
  1. Also called: latticework an open framework of strips of wood, metal, etc, arranged to form an ornamental pattern
    1. a gate, screen, etc, formed of such a framework
    2. (as modifier)a lattice window
  2. something, such as a decorative or heraldic device, resembling such a framework
  3. an array of objects or points in a periodic pattern in two or three dimensions, esp an array of atoms, ions, etc, in a crystal or an array of points indicating their positions in spaceSee also Bravais lattice
verb
  1. to make, adorn, or supply with a lattice or lattices
Derived Formslatticed, adjective

Word Origin for lattice

C14: from Old French lattis, from latte lath
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Word Origin and History for latticed

lattice

n.

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).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

latticed in Science

lattice

[lătĭs]
  1. 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.
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