lacelike
adjective see lace II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • lacelike — adjective made of or resembling lace a lacy gown a lacy leaf • Syn: ↑lacy • Similar to: ↑fancy • Derivationally related forms: ↑lace ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • lacelike — adjective Resembling lace …   Wiktionary

  • lacelike — adj. lacy, resembling lace, netlike …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lace — lacelike, adj. lacer, n. /lays/, n., v., laced, lacing. n. 1. a netlike ornamental fabric made of threads by hand or machine. 2. a cord or string for holding or drawing together, as when passed through holes in opposite edges. 3. ornamental cord… …   Universalium

  • lacis cells — lacelike cells in the pale staining polkissen of the juxtaglomerular apparatus of the kidney; they have numerous processes to connect gap junctions and are thought to provide electrical coupling among themselves and to the mesangium and… …   Medical dictionary

  • Gothic Architecture — • History of the style Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Gothic Architecture     Gothic Architecture     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • drawnwork — n. ornamental needlework done by drawing threads to form lacelike patterns. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • goldeneyed fly — Lacewing Lace wing (l[=a]s w[i^]ng ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of neuropterous insects of the genus {Chrysopa} and allied genera. They have delicate, lacelike wings and brilliant eyes. Their larv[ae] are useful in destroying… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lace-bark — n. (Bot.) A shrub in the West Indies ({Lagetta Iintearia}); so called from the lacelike layers of its inner bark. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lacewing — Lace wing (l[=a]s w[i^]ng ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of neuropterous insects of the genus {Chrysopa} and allied genera. They have delicate, lacelike wings and brilliant eyes. Their larv[ae] are useful in destroying aphids. Called …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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