Lattice is a pretty challenging word, but we're here to help you better understand it...with EXAMPLES!
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Below you will find the definition of lattice, followed by 38 sample sentences (from real sources), gradually increasing in length.
(noun) - an arrangement of points or particles or objects in a regular periodic pattern in 2 or 3 dimensions
EXAMPLES - Lattice in a Sentence
- The crystals arrange themselves into a lattice pattern. (source)
- That is a vast expanse of glass and some kind of lattice work. (source)
- The evolution of cooperation in a lattice structured population. (source)
- An ideal in a lattice is a non-empty join-closed downward-closed subset. (source)
- It must be hell in homes where no one knows what a partial sum is or the "lattice" method. (source)
- We have seen that Neuberger's problem was inspired by the thinking confined in a "lattice". (source)
- The principle of the construction is known as the lattice girder plan, with vertical stiffening. (source)
- Quiche is the gateway drug to other horrors, such as lattice flans and six packs of cheese pasties. (source)
- In mathematics, a lattice is a three-dimensional structure that extends infinitely in any direction. (source)
- Mr. Willis's "lattice" paintings, unlike Mondrian's, however, incorporate secondary and tertiary colors. (source)
- As for a regular lattice, think of a chessboard, which takes us back to the work I described in chapter 3. (source)
- The adjective (nakiszeh) is put in the feminine, to agree with "lattice" (sheriyyeh), which is femminine, kiosk (source)
- The quick-flowing resin reaches the inner "lattice" of decay faster than traditional metal or composite fillings can. (source)
- So physicists have developed a method called lattice QCD, which models smooth space and time as a grid of separate points. (source)
- Clear leaves dot the flowers while daffodil crystals twine like flowery serpents through the black satin lattice framework. (source)
- They arranged all RNA strands of the same length in a lattice such that neighbors differ by only one chemical letter, or base. (source)
- However, the order of the diamond lattice is but a small fraction of the order found in the carbon atoms composing the lattice. (source)
- The lattice is His love and His word the vertical and horizontal dimensions of the framework - and the vines are my identity in Christ. (source)
- Between the rock and the lattice was a chasm not wide enough to admit a human body; yet, in this chasm he that spoke appeared to be stationed. (source)
- And no, we can't just let the system settle into its lowest-energy state and see what results; their proof only works if the lattice is infinitely large. (source)
- Testa replaces the delta-function by a sum of delta-functions over points located in a "lattice" and employs the periodic character of the gauge potential. (source)
- The "lattice," through which Ahasiah fell, perhaps belonged to an upper chamber of this kind, (2 Kings 1: 2) as also the "third loft," from which Eutychus fell. (source)
- My ophthalmologist said that I had a common condition called lattice thinning, likely in part hereditary, which would make me more susceptible to a retinal tear. (source)
- But accomplishing this requires a condition called lattice constant matching, which requires similar inter-atomic spaces between two semiconductors to be grown together. (source)
- Hoodie was sure she had closed it when she went to bid her pet good night, but it was what is called a lattice window, and these are apt to fly open unless very firmly shut. (source)
- Others were worried that parents, unfamiliar with the non-traditional "lattice" approaches to problems taught in Everyday Mathematics, would be unable to help their children with homework. (source)
- All relativistic theories should be defined on a lattice; "lattice" and "non-perturbative" mean the same thing; problems with a lattice formulation are problems of the whole physical theory (source)
- Now, I understand why a teacher would demonstrate these methods to students - even the ultra-complicated "lattice" method of multiplication (which is even more tedious to explain, so I will spare you). (source)
- Now, I understand why a teacher would demonstrate these methods to students -- even the ultra-complicated "lattice" method of multiplication (which is even more tedious to explain, so I will spare you). (source)
- Two face-centred cubic lattices can also interpenetrate in such a way that every point belonging to the one lattice is at the centre of gravity of a tetrahedron whose vertices are points belonging to the other lattice. (source)
- Church, Oxfordshire, are some old open pews or seats, apparently of the reign of Henry the Eighth, the backs of which are divided diamond-wise, and form a kind of lattice-work, and the ends terminate in grotesque heads. (source)
- "The observation of similar behavior with similar measurements suggests that having a pseudogap phase does not require complicated explanations, such as lattice effects, two-dimensionality, or exotic pairing mechanisms." (source)
- For the body of the Echidna, on the other hand, it is the so-called lattice-work pattern which represents the scale covering, -- a pattern employed in vases for the most varied purposes, and found on the earliest Cypriote pottery. (source)
- There was no mistaking it, it was a "lattice" -- a real one, with old bluish panes set in sturdy black moldings, not the stage variety made of plate glass and papier-mache that he had seen in the sham cottage of aesthetic suburbs at home. (source)
- The skirts of the ladies of this time were thickly encrusted with jewels, folds of silk being crossed in a kind of lattice-work, each crossing being fixed with a pearl or jewel, and a similar precious stone being inserted in the square formed by the trellis. (source)
- He goes to open it, and no movement can he make but vexes her, as he gropes his way where the "tall, naked geraniums straggle"; pushes the lattice, which is behind a frame, so awkwardly that a shower of dust falls on her; fumbles at the slide-bolt, till she exclaims that "of course it catches!" (source)
- But a new paradigm is taking over, one that looks less like a ladder and more like a "lattice" -- a shape that allows for stepping off and stepping back on, caretaking for children and aging parents, working non-traditional hours, taking detours into various fields, developing various skills etc. (source)
- Hands On: SIM2 MICO 50 ProjectorPhlatLight LEDs 'name comes from "the underlying, enabling technology that we call photonic lattice, which is a nano structure embedded into the LEDs, and essentially helps with light extraction," explains Stephane Bellosguardo, product marketing director, projection display business. (source)
The average Flesch reading-ease score of the 38 example sentences provided below is 44.0, which suggests that "lattice" is a difficult word that tends to be used by individuals of higher education, and is likely found in more advanced literature or in academia.
We have 15 synonyms for lattice.
filigree, frame, fretwork, grating, grid, grill, latticework, net, network, openwork, reticulation, screen, structure, tracery, web
We have 1 antonym for lattice.
PRONUNCIATION & SYLLABIFICATION
View up to 25 definitions of lattice from 5 different sources, as well as parts of speech.
from The American Heritage© Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- (noun) An open framework made of strips of metal, wood, or similar material overlapped or overlaid in a regular, usually crisscross pattern.
- (noun) A structure, such as a window, screen, or trellis, made of or containing such a framework.
- (noun) Something, such as a decorative motif or heraldic bearing, that resembles an open, patterned framework.
- (noun) Physics A regular, periodic configuration of points, particles, or objects throughout an area or a space, especially the arrangement of ions or molecules in a crystalline solid.
- (noun) Physics The spatial arrangement of fissionable and nonfissionable materials in a nuclear reactor.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- (noun) A flat panel constructed with widely-spaced crossed thin strips of wood or other material, commonly used as a garden trellis.
- (noun) a regular spacing or arrangement of geometric points, often decorated with a motif.
- (noun) A partially ordered set in which every pair of elements has a unique supremum and an infimum.
- (noun) A discrete subgroup of Rn which spans the real vector space Rn.
- (verb) To make a lattice of.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- (noun) Any work of wood, metal, plastic, or other solid material, made by crossing a series of parallel laths, or thin strips, with another series at a diagonal angle, and forming a network with openings between the strips; ; -- called also latticework.
- (noun) The representation of a piece of latticework used as a bearing, the bands being vertical and horizontal.
- (noun) The arrangement of atoms or molecules in a crystal, represented as a repeating arrangement of points in space, each point representing the location of an atom or molecule; called also crystal lattice and space lattice.
- (verb-intransitive) To make a lattice of.
- (verb-intransitive) To close, as an opening, with latticework; to furnish with a lattice.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- (noun) Work with open spaces formed by crossing, interlacing, or joining laths, bars, or rods of wood or metal.
- (noun) Anything made of or covered with strips interwoven so as to form a sortof network; specifically, a window, window-blind, or screen made of laths or strips which cross one another like network, so as to leave open interstices.
- (noun) In heraldry, a bearing representing a series of perpendicular and horizontal strips crossing one another over the field or a part of it.
- (None) To furnish with a lattice.
- (None) To give the form or appearance of a lattice to.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- (noun) an arrangement of points or particles or objects in a regular periodic pattern in 2 or 3 dimensions
- (noun) framework consisting of an ornamental design made of strips of wood or metal
- (noun) small opening (like a window in a door) through which business can be transacted