[ lat-uh-sing ]
/ ˈlæt ə sɪŋ /
Definition for latticing (2 of 2)
[ lat-is ]
/ ˈlæt ɪs /
a structure of crossed wooden or metal strips usually arranged to form a diagonal pattern of open spaces between the strips.
a window, gate, or the like consisting of such a structure.
Physics. the structure of fissionable and nonfissionable materials geometrically arranged within a nuclear reactor.
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.
Origin of lattice
1350–1400; Middle English latis < Middle French lattis, derivative of latte lath < Germanic; see lath
Related formslat·tice·like, adjective
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Examples from the Web for latticing
The nation displayed their love to Charles the Second, by latticing the forests.An History of Birmingham (1783)|William Hutton
British Dictionary definitions for latticing
/ (ˈlætɪs) /
Also called: latticework an open framework of strips of wood, metal, etc, arranged to form an ornamental pattern
- a gate, screen, etc, formed of such a framework
- (as modifier)a lattice window
something, such as a decorative or heraldic device, resembling such a framework
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
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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Science definitions for latticing
[ lăt′ĭs ]
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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