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.
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.
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.
Also called: latticeworkan 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