Meaning of LATTICE in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈla-təs ]


Etymology: Middle English latis, from Anglo-French latiz

Date: 14th century


a. : a framework or structure of crossed wood or metal strips

b. : a window, door, or gate having a lattice

c. : a network or design resembling a lattice

2. : a regular geometrical arrangement of points or objects over an area or in space ; specifically : the arrangement of atoms in a crystal

3. : a mathematical set that has some elements ordered and that is such that for any two elements there exists a greatest element in the subset of all elements less than or equal to both and a least element in the subset of all elements greater than or equal to both

• lattice transitive verb

• lat·ticed -tist adjective

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.