Pronunciation: /riˈtikyəˌlāt /[with object] • rare
- Divide or mark (something) in such a way as to resemble a net or network: the numerous canals and branches of the river reticulate the flat alluvial plainMore example sentences
- Techniques for reticulating the target into an array of 19-m islands by ion-beam milling were then developed to minimize the thermal diffusion.
- It also brings water from the Waikato, treats it, stores it, and reticulates it for under 50c a cubic metre.
- Stevenson repeatedly reticulates the Highlands within a system of economic relationships to both its neighbors and a world market, tying regional distinctions to global forces.
Pronunciation: /-lət, -ˌlāt /chiefly Botany & Zoology Back to top
- Reticulated.More example sentences
- Epidermal cells lack ectodesmata and have a thin, permeable, reticulate cuticle with associated swellings that coincide with the middle lamella between adjoining epidermal cells.
- Prickles on the adaxial and abaxial leaflet surfaces of A. spinosa are associated with all reticulate vein orders.
- In Arabidopsis roots, the transition from early to later stages of differentiation is characterized by the appearance of metaxylem, which is identified on the basis of reticulate rather than helical secondary cell wall thickenings.
mid 17th century: from Latin reticulatus 'reticulated', from reticulum (see reticulum).
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