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Definition: Lattice girder
, n. [From Gird
1. One who, or that which, girds.
2. (Arch. & Engin.) A main beam; a stright, horizontal beam
to span an opening or carry weight, such as ends of floor
beams, etc.; hence, a framed or built-up member
discharging the same office, technically called a compound
girder. See Illusts. of Frame
, and Doubleframed floor
, Box girder
, etc. See under Bowstring
. See under Bridge
, a girder consisting of longitudinal bars
united by diagonal crossing bars.
, a girder consisting of horizontal
upper and lower bars connected by a series of diagonal
bars sloping alternately in opposite directions so as to
divide the space between the bars into a series of
, a girder consisting of two parallel wooden
beams, between which is an iron plate, the whole clamped
together by iron bolts.
, n. [OE. latis, F. lattis lathwork, fr. latte
lath. See Latten
, 1st Lath
1. 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; as,
the lattice of a window; -- called also latticework
The mother of Sisera looked out at a window, and
cried through the lattice. --Judg. v. 28.
2. (Her.) The representation of a piece of latticework used
as a bearing, the bands being vertical and horizontal.
3. (Crystallography) 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
, a bridge supported by lattice girders, or
(Arch.), a girder of which the wed consists
of diagonal pieces crossing each other in the manner of
(Bot.), an aquatic plant of Madagascar
), whose leaves have interstices
between their ribs and cross veins, so as to resemble
latticework. A second species is Ouvirandra Berneriana
The genus is merged in Aponogeton
by recent authors.