a parameter, either a measure of length or angle, that defines the size and shape of the unit cell of a crystal lattice.
[lat-ist] /ˈlæt ɪst/ adjective 1. having a or latticework. 2. Biology. . [lat-is] /ˈlæt ɪs/ noun 1. a structure of crossed wooden or metal strips usually arranged to form a diagonal pattern of open spaces between the strips. 2. a window, gate, or the like consisting of such a structure. 3. Physics. the structure of […]
noun, Crystallography. 1. (def 3).
- Lattice energy
noun 1. (chem) the energy required to separate the ions of a crystal to an infinite distance, usually expressed in joules per mole
noun 1. a trusslike girder having the upper and lower chords connected by latticing.