A network of lines representing meridians and parallels, on which a map or plan can be represented.
More example sentences
- The intimate zone of home is plotted on the abstract graticule of the globe.
- Triangulation also fixed any specific point within the comprehensive graticule of longitude and latitude that described the shape and size of the globe.
- The map has no indicator of orientation except the graticule, the latitude and longitude grid.
late 19th century: from French, from medieval Latin graticula 'a little grating', from Latin craticula 'gridiron', diminutive of cratis 'hurdle'.
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