Reticulate Re*tic"u*late, Reticulated Re*tic"u*la`ted, a. [L. reticulatus. See {Reticule}.] 1. Resembling network; having the form or appearance of a net; netted; as, a reticulated structure. [1913 Webster]

2. Having veins, fibers, or lines crossing like the threads or fibers of a network; as, a reticulate leaf; a reticulated surface; a reticulated wing of an insect. [1913 Webster]

{Reticulated glass}, ornamental ware made from glass in which one set of white or colored 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} (Masonry), work constructed with diamond-shaped stones, or square stones placed diagonally. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • reticulated — re|tic|u|la|ted [rıˈtıkjuleıtıd] adj technical [Date: 1600 1700; : Latin; Origin: reticulatus, from reticulum net ] forming or covered with a pattern of squares and lines that looks like a net …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • reticulated — re tic·u·lat·ed || rɪ tɪkjeleɪtɪd / kjÊŠ adj. formed into a network re tic·u·late || rɪ tɪkjeleɪt / kjÊŠ v. create a network, form into a network …   English contemporary dictionary

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