American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A lattice or latticelike structure.
- n. An open, crisscross pattern or weave.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A grating formed of crossing strips with small openings. Compare lattice, 1.
- n. In embroidery, the outline of a lattice, done in outline-stitch on solid material, and employed as a background.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Same as lattice, n., 1.
- n. framework consisting of an ornamental design made of strips of wood or metal
“Entwining momentum with sturdiness, chaos with order, its vortex of 42,000 tonnes of steel latticework is a marvel of imagination and engineering, one of the great new buildings in the world.”
“He has been woefully ineffective in his attempts to construct the kind of latticework party structure that can help those who want to involve themselves in Conservative politics to climb to positions of influence.”
“The squares on the ground are usually formed by sticking in wooden pegs at regular distances, and fastening strings, from peg to peg, till the whole ground is covered with a kind of latticework of string.”
“He compares companies to mammals, echoing Charlie Munger's "latticework" approach.”
“The arches, the latticework, the four legs sloping gently outward, almost like the legs of a bathtub.”
“And we have to say we were most impressed with Mrs. Biden's attire this time around -- Jill donned not blue, not black, but a forest green frock with a sort of latticework neckline.”
“I lower myself into the grotto feet first, kicking aside a latticework of spider webs.”
“In 2009, the FCC's commissioned a Harvard study, which concluded that Bush-era deregulation created a latticework of local broadband monopolies and stuck Americans paying more for some of the slowest Internet speeds in the developed world.”
“Large latticework will be constructed outside the enclosure visible from a nearby thoroughfare representing the letters of the Hebrew word, "Hineni," meaning "Here I am," according to Dr. Pessin.”
“Turning my gaze upward, I could perceive the stars and the full moon shimmering through the latticework of the palm fronds above.”
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