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  • n. Plural form of lattice.


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  • The lattices were a Ydrisian invention for storing in-formation, practically indestructible and with unlimited capacity, it seemed.

    Timegod's World

  • I do have retinal "lattices" common in near-sighted people that could predispose me to detached retinas.

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  • Mr. Sasaki substituted a system of hollow steel tubes in the form of open, spiraling lattices formed by smaller steel tubes.

    Why One Remained Standing

  • It was likely ringed by porticoed walkways, shops behind wrought-iron lattices, small inns and al fresco cafes shaded by orange trees.

    Bob Schulman: Gold, Booze And Tourists: Mazatlan's Plazuela Machado

  • A person with a 100 IQ is unlikely to master a complex subject (such as the physical chemistry of crystal lattices or the roles of cytokines in inflammation) even if he devotes five times as much effort as someone with a 130 IQ.

    Thoughts on Education, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Population pressure is so great that the trailers in trailer parks are now stacked one on top of another in giant lattices.

    In Brief: Ready Player One

  • Both the lattices and courtyards have historically been used to filter light and block wind.

    Oregon Beach House

  • Both the lattices and courtyards have historically been used to filter light and block wind—devices that come in handy in the strong winds and harsh light of the Oregon coast.

    A Blended Beach House

  • It was a jumble "of narrow walled alleys 'hutongs' with gates leading to residential compounds containing internal courtyards joined by 'moon gates' and south-facing single-storey houses with pitched roofs, paper-covered windows, and ancient wooded lattices."

    A quick peek behind China's wall

  • The staples of the designer's collection were supple leather lattices and harnesses -- which he said should evoke images of masculine gladiators—juxtaposed against flowing, feminine silks.

    Fresh Designs From Berlin Fashion Week


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