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Meaning of LATTICE

Pronunciation:  'latis

 
Matching Terms:  latticed, latticelike, latticework, latticing

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 Definition: 

A partially ordered set in which all finite subsets have a least upper bound and greatest lower bound.

This definition has been standard at least since the 1930s and probably since Dedekind worked on lattice theory in the 19th century; though he may not have used that name.

See also complete lattice, domain theory.

 
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