Associations to the word «Lattice»

Pictures for the word «Lattice»


LATTICE, noun. A flat panel constructed with widely-spaced crossed thin strips of wood or other material, commonly used as a garden trellis.
LATTICE, noun. (heraldry) A bearing with vertical and horizontal bands.
LATTICE, noun. (crystallography) a regular spacing or arrangement of geometric points, often decorated with a motif.
LATTICE, noun. (order theory) A partially ordered set in which every pair of elements has a unique supremum and an infimum.
LATTICE, noun. (group theory) A discrete subgroup of Rn which spans the real vector space Rn.
LATTICE, verb. To make a lattice of.
LATTICE, verb. To close, as an opening, with latticework; to furnish with a lattice.
LATTICE CONSTANT, noun. (crystallography) The constant distance between unit cells in a crystal lattice.
LATTICE ENERGY, noun. (physics) The energy required to separate the ions of an ionic solid (especially a crystal) to infinity
LATTICE POINT, noun. (mathematics) gridpoint
LATTICE POINTS, noun. Plural of lattice point
LATTICE WINDOW, noun. A window with strips of metal holding small pieces of glass

Dictionary definition

LATTICE, noun. An arrangement of points or particles or objects in a regular periodic pattern in 2 or 3 dimensions.
LATTICE, noun. Small opening (like a window in a door) through which business can be transacted.
LATTICE, noun. Framework consisting of an ornamental design made of strips of wood or metal.

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