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Reticulated

reticulated
1. Resembling network; having the form or appearance of a net; netted; as, a reticulated structure.
2. Having veins, fibres, or lines crossing like the threads or fibres of a network; as, a reticulate leaf; a reticulated surface; a reticulated wing of an insect. Reticulated glass, ornamental ware made from glass in which one set of white or coloured lines seems to meet and interlace with another set in a different plane. Reticulated micrometer, a micrometer for an optical instrument, consisting of a reticule in the focus of an eyepiece. Reticulated work, work constructed with diamond-shaped stones, or square stones placed diagonally.
Origin: L. Reticulatus. See Reticule.


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