Lattice – /ˈladəs/ – noun
- a structure consisting of strips of wood or metal crossed and fastened together with square or diamond-shaped spaces left between, used typically as a screen or fence or as a support for climbing plants.
- an interlaced structure or pattern resembling this.
- a regular repeated three-dimensional arrangement of atoms, ions, or molecules in a metal or other crystalline solid.
Note: It should be stated, for the record—such that this is—I first heard this word used in conjunction to warp cores and dilithium crystals.