from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A lattice or latticelike structure.
  • noun An open, crisscross pattern or weave.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A grating formed of crossing strips with small openings. Compare lattice, 1.
  • noun In embroidery, the outline of a lattice, done in outline-stitch on solid material, and employed as a background.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Same as lattice, n., 1.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A lattice or latticelike structure; interlacing laths or strips.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun framework consisting of an ornamental design made of strips of wood or metal


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