Definition of lattice in English:
- Its five floors are linked by an old lift with a metal lattice door, clanked shut by an ageing attendant.
- Instead of planing any projecting edge of a face frame, you can build out the cabinet sides with strips of wood lattice or plywood before you install the door over the end panel.
- He designed and built the lattice fence himself, setting the stepped sections back slightly from the sidewalk to accommodate a planting strip.
- This glass could, in its molten state, be drawn and twisted into elaborate shapes; colored canes were sometimes inserted to create lacy lattices or millet ion patterns.
- Soften capsicum in microwave and make a lattice pattern.
- Seen by moonlight, the huge atrium garden was beautiful: White and pale blue, delicate lattices of frost on branches turned to glittering lace.
- Bizarrely, pushing the lattice closer together, while hindering electrons, nevertheless makes its easier for holes to move.
- The attractive force experienced is easily sufficient to break the lattice structure that sodium chloride is normally encountered in.
- To get to it, imagine removing two-thirds of the carbon atoms and then collapsing the metal lattice, albeit in a complex way.
A lattice is a structure made of laths and comes from Old French lattis, from latte ‘lath’ (Old English), of Germanic origin. The ordered criss-cross pattern associated with the word has led to its application in many contexts, particularly in science.
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