# Definitions for **Lattice**ˈlæt ɪs

### This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word **Lattice**

### Random House Webster's College Dictionary

lat•ticeˈlæt ɪs(n.; v.)-ticed, -tic•ing.

(n.)a structure of crossed wooden or metal strips usu. arranged to form a diagonal pattern of open spaces between the strips.

a window, gate, or the like consisting of such a structure.

**Category:**Building Tradesan arrangement in space of isolated points in a regular pattern, showing the positions of atoms, molecules, or ions in the structure of a crystal.

**Category:**Crystallographya partially ordered set in which every subset containing exactly two elements has a greatest lower bound or intersection and a least upper bound or union.

**Category:**Math(v.t.)to furnish with a lattice or latticework.

**Category:**Building Tradesto form into a lattice.

**Category:**Building Trades

#### Origin of **lattice**:

1350–1400; ME latis < MF lattis, der. of latte lath < Gmc; see lath

### Princeton's WordNet

lattice(noun)

an arrangement of points or particles or objects in a regular periodic pattern in 2 or 3 dimensions

wicket, lattice, grille(noun)

small opening (like a window in a door) through which business can be transacted

lattice, latticework, fretwork(noun)

framework consisting of an ornamental design made of strips of wood or metal

### Wiktionary

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)

a regular spacing or arrangement of geometric points, often decorated with a motif.

lattice(Noun)

A partially ordered set in which every pair of elements has a unique supremum and an infimum.

lattice(Noun)

A discrete subgroup of Rn which spans the real vector space Rn.

**Origin:** From latis, from lattis, from lattis, from latte, of origin, from *, from lattō(n), from (s)lat-. Cognate with latta, lætt, lade, Laden. More at lath.

### Webster Dictionary

Lattice(noun)

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

Lattice(noun)

the representation of a piece of latticework used as a bearing, the bands being vertical and horizontal

Lattice(verb)

to make a lattice of; as, to lattice timbers

Lattice(verb)

to close, as an opening, with latticework; to furnish with a lattice; as, to lattice a window

### Freebase

Lattice

In mathematics, a lattice is a partially ordered set in which any two elements have a supremum and an infimum. Lattices can also be characterized as algebraic structures satisfying certain axiomatic identities. Since the two definitions are equivalent, lattice theory draws on both order theory and universal algebra. Semilattices include lattices, which in turn include Heyting and Boolean algebras. These "lattice-like" structures all admit order-theoretic as well as algebraic descriptions.

### Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

lattice

A network of intersecting positional lines printed on a map or chart from which a fix may be obtained.

# Translations for **Lattice**

### Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

latex(noun)

the milky juice of some plants especially rubber trees.

- melksapAfrikaans
- نُسْغ شَجَر المَطّاطArabic
- латексBulgarian
- látexPortuguese (BR)
- latexCzech
- der Gummibaumsaft,der KutschukGerman
- mælkesaft; -mælkDanish
- γαλακτώδης χυμός φυτώνGreek
- látexSpanish
- piimmahlEstonian
- شیره درختFarsi
- maitiaisnesteFinnish
- latexFrench
- שְׂרָף גוּמִיHebrew
- वनस्पति-दूध, रबड़ क्षीरHindi
- lateksCroatian
- gumitejHungarian
- lateksIndonesian
- mjólkursafiIcelandic
- latticeItalian
- 乳液Japanese
- (양귀비나 고무나무 등의) 유액(乳液)Korean
- lateksasLithuanian
- (augu) piensulaLatvian
- susu getahMalay
- latexDutch
- lateks, gummimelkNorwegian
- mleczko kauczukowePolish
- شیره درختPersian
- نباتى شيره لكه د ربړ د ونىPashto
- látexPortuguese
- latexRomanian
- латексRussian
- latexSlovak
- mlečekSlovenian
- mlečasti sokSerbian
- latexSwedish
- กาวลาเท็กซ์Thai
- kauçuk ağacının özsuyu; lâteksTurkish
- 乳膠(從橡樹等植物取出的)Chinese (Trad.)
- латексUkrainian
- درخت کا دودھUrdu
- nhựa mủVietnamese
- （尤指橡胶树的）橡浆，胶乳Chinese (Simp.)

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