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Lattice Instructions for Shade Structures

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Lattice makes a great shade structures or patio covers or hot tub covers or pool covers.    open lattice instructions (1)shade  (shād)


1. Light diminished in intensity as a result of the interception of the rays; partial darkness.
2. An area or a space of partial darkness.
3. Cover or shelter provided by interception by an object of the sun or its rays.
4. Any of various devices used to reduce or screen light or heat.
5. shades Slang Sunglasses.
6. Relative obscurity.

7. shades

a. Dark shadows gathering at dusk: “The shades of night are falling fast” (Henry Wadsworth Longfellow).
b. The abode of the dead; the underworld.
8. The part of a picture or photograph depicting darkness or shadow.
9. The degree to which a color is mixed with black or is decreasingly illuminated; gradation of darkness.
10. A slight difference or variation; a nuance: shades of meaning.
11. A small amount; a trace: detected a shade of bitterness in her remarks.
12. A disembodied spirit; a ghost.
13. shades A present reminder of a person or situation in the past: shades of my high-school days.

v. shad·ed, shad·ing, shades

1. To screen from light or heat.
2. To obscure or darken.
3. To cause shade in or on.


a. To represent degrees of shade or shadow in: shade a drawing.
b. To produce (gradations of light or color) in a drawing or picture.
5. To change or vary by slight degrees: shade the meaning.
6. To make a slight reduction in: shade prices.


To pass from one quality, color, or thing to another by very slight changes or degrees

A shade structure consisting of strips of wood or metal crossed and fastened together with square or diamond-shaped spaces left between, used typically as a screen or fence or as a support for climbing plants.

synonyms:grid, latticework, fretwork, open framework, openwork, trellis, trelliswork, espalier, grille, network, mesh

A framework or structure of crossed wood or metal strips or  a window, door, or gate having a lattice or a network or design resembling a lattice

A regular geometrical arrangement of points or objects over an area or in space; specifically :  the arrangement of atoms in a crystal
A mathematical set that has some elements ordered and that is such that for any two elements there exists a greatest element in the subset of all elements less than or equal to both and a least element in the subset of all elements greater than or equal to both.

An open framework made of strips of metal, wood, or similar material overlapped or overlaid in a regular, usually crisscross pattern.

b. A structure, such as a window, screen, or trellis, made of or containing such a framework.
2. Something, such as a decorative motif or heraldic bearing, that resembles an open, patterned framework.

3. Physics

a. A regular, periodic configuration of points, particles, or objects throughout an area or a space, especially the arrangement of ions or molecules in a crystalline solid.
b. The spatial arrangement of fissionable and nonfissionable materials in a nuclear reactor.

tr.v. lat·ticed, lat·tic·ing, lat·tic·es

To construct or furnish with a lattice or latticework.