Reticulated work
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]


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