Lattice

Noun

  • (heraldry) A bearing with vertical and horizontal bands.
  • (group theory) A discrete subgroup of Rn which spans the real vector space Rn.
  • A flat panel constructed with widely-spaced crossed thin strips of wood or other material, commonly used as a garden trellis.
  • (order theory) A partially ordered set in which every pair of elements has a unique supremum and an infimum.
  • (crystallography) a regular spacing or arrangement of geometric points, often decorated with a motif.

Verb

  • To make a lattice of.

    "to lattice timbers"

  • To close, as an opening, with latticework; to furnish with a lattice.

    "to lattice a window"

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