lattice lattice  /ˈlæ təs/


  1. (n) an arrangement of points or particles or objects in a regular periodic pattern in 2 or 3 dimensions
  2. (n) small opening (like a window in a door) through which business can be transacted
  3. (n) framework consisting of an ornamental design made of strips of wood or metal



  1. At Deloitte, each employee's lattice is nailed together during twice-a-year evaluations focused not just on career targets but also on larger life goals.
  2. One of his concept projects is Hypergreen, a showcase tower with a curved concrete lattice faade, designed to generate enough energy to meet most of its own needs.
  3. They're fitting slivers of wood into a delicate lattice and carving flowers into the walnut shutters.


  1. Noble gases hitch a ride on hydrous minerals

    The six noble gases do not normally dissolve into minerals, leaving earth scientists to wonder how they are recycled back into the Earth. Now, researchers at Brown have discovered that the lattice structure of minerals such as amphibole is actually quite capable of dissolving noble gases. Understanding how noble gases cycle from deep within the Earth to the atmosphere and back could help ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

  2. Endless possiblities exist to rehabilitate cast-off furniture

    Cast-off pieces become treasures for designer Jordan Breer's home. / Michael Snyder/The Desert Sun These two 1970s dining chairs show the before (lattice) and after (upholstered) differences.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Desert Sun

  3. Lattice Launches Cloud-Based Integrated Corrections Operating Network

    Lattice Incorporated , a provider of advanced information and communications technology solutions to customers globally, announced the launch of its cloud-based Integrated Corrections Operating Network ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

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