What does "Lattice" mean?


(n.) Any work of wood or metal, made by crossing laths, or thin strips, and forming a network; as, the lattice of a window; -- called also latticework (n.) The representation of a piece of latticework used as a bearing, the bands being vertical and horizontal (v. i.) To close, as an opening, with latticework; to furnish with a lattice; as, to lattice a window (v. i.) To make a lattice of; as, to lattice timbers

Synonyms grille, wicket, fretwork, latticework

Word Family lattices