lacelike lacelike

Definition(s):

  • (adj) made of or resembling lace

Usage(s):

  1. In lacelike prose, with just enough homely obtrusions to prevent his art from seeming precious, Updike tells of a young man's epiphany.
  2. If the Cathedral of Chartres, delicate, lacelike, had been built in Hartford, Conn.
  3. The neurons are intricately connected by fine, often branching fibers, so the whole brain is a lacelike network of relays and conductors.
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