trel·lis


trel·lis

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  • trel|lis — «TREHL ihs», noun, verb. –n. 1. a frame of light strips of wood or metal crossing one another with open spaces in between; lattice, especially one supporting growing vines. 2. a summerhouse or other structure with sides of lattice, used as a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • trel|lis|work — «TREHL ihs WURK», noun. work made of crossed or interwoven strips with open spaces in between; trellis or trellises; latticework …   Useful english dictionary

  • trel — chap·trel; cois·trel; cos·trel; cot·trel; kes·trel; oes·trel·a·ta; pe·trel; pip·is·trel·lus; poi·trel; trel·lage; trel·lised; vi·trel·la; nor·ges·trel; trel·lis; was·trel; dot·trel; pey·trel; pip·is·trel; …   English syllables

  • lis — acrop·o·lis; ae·o·lis; aero·bal·lis·tics; ama·bi·lis; am·a·ryl·lis; an·a·gal·lis; anaph·a·lis; an·nap·o·lis; ano·lis; anom·a·lis·tic; an·thyl·lis; apo·lis·ta; ba·lis·tes; ba·lis·ti·dae; bal·lis·ta; bal·lis·ter; bal·lis·ti·cian; bal·lis·tics;… …   English syllables

  • trellis — trel·lis …   English syllables

  • trellis — trel|lis [ˈtrelıs] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: treliz roughly woven cloth, trellis , from Vulgar Latin trilicius woven with three threads , from Latin tri three + licium thread ] a frame made of long narrow pieces of wood that cross …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • trellis — trel|lis [ trelıs ] noun count an upright frame for plants to grow on, made of narrow pieces of wood that cross over each other …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • trellis — trel•lis [[t]ˈtrɛl ɪs[/t]] n. 1) a frame or structure of latticework; lattice 2) such a framework used as a support for growing vines or plants 3) a summerhouse, arch, etc., made chiefly or completely of latticework 4) something with interwoven… …   From formal English to slang

  • trelliswork — trel•lis•work [[t]ˈtrɛl ɪsˌwɜrk[/t]] n. latticework • Etymology: 1705–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • Trellis — Trel lis, n. [OE. relis, F. treillis, fr. treille vine arbor, fr. L. tricla, triclea, triclia, a bower, arbor, summer house.] A structure or frame of crossbarred work, or latticework, used for various purposes, as for screens or for supporting… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English