latticework also lattice-work, late 15c., from LATTICE (Cf. lattice) + WORK (Cf. work).

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  • Latticework — is an ornamental, lattice framework consisting of a criss crossed pattern of strips of building material, usually wood or metal, but it can be made of any building material. The design is created by crossing the strips to form a decorative… …   Wikipedia

  • Latticework — Lat tice*work , n. Same as {Lattice}, n., 1. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • latticework — [lat′iswʉrk΄] n. 1. a lattice 2. lattices collectively; trelliswork: Also latticing …   English World dictionary

  • latticework — Lattice Lat tice, n. [OE. latis, F. lattis lathwork, fr. latte lath. See {Latten}, 1st {Lath}.] 1. Any work of wood, metal, plastic, or other solid material, made by crossing a series of parallel laths, or thin strips, with another series at a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • latticework — [[t]læ̱tɪswɜː(r)k[/t]] N UNCOUNT Latticework is any structure that is made in the form of a lattice. ...balconies shaded with latticework which lets in air but not light. ...latticework chairs …   English dictionary

  • latticework — lattice ► NOUN 1) a structure or pattern consisting of strips crossing each other with square or diamond shaped spaces left between. 2) a regular repeated three dimensional arrangement of atoms, ions, or molecules in a metal or other crystalline… …   English terms dictionary

  • latticework — noun Date: 15th century a lattice or work made of lattices …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • latticework — /lat is werrk /, n. 1. work consisting of crossed strips usually arranged in a diagonal pattern of open spaces. 2. a lattice. [1480 90; LATTICE + WORK] * * * …   Universalium

  • latticework — noun A lattice or latticelike structure; interlacing laths or strips …   Wiktionary

  • latticework — lat|tice|work [ lætıs,wɜrk ] noun uncount a lattice structure …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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