Definition of latticework in English:

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latticework

Pronunciation: /ˈladisˌwərk/

noun

Interlacing strips of wood, metal, or other material forming a lattice.
Example sentences
  • In the 1930s this area became home to Chinese immigrants, who added Asian-inspired decorative latticework, ornamental metal railings, and Chinese / English signage.
  • An oversized ‘bottle’ made of rusted metal latticework lay on its side, mysteriously dripping water onto a stone: a perpetual source of nourishment despite its ghostly state.
  • What stands out, however, is the chain-link fence with a KEEP OUT sign, smokestacks, and latticework of imposing metal towers and high-voltage power lines at the end of the block.

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Syllabification: lat·tice·work

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