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Meaning of TRELLIS

Pronunciation:  'trelis

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  latticework used to support climbing plants
  2. [v]  train on a trellis, as of a vine

TRELLIS is a 7 letter word that starts with T.


 Synonyms: treillage
 See Also: espalier, fretwork, lattice, latticework, train



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\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

Computing Dictionary

1. An object-oriented language from the University of Karlsruhe(?) with static type-checking and encapsulation.

2. An object-oriented application development system from dec, based on the trellis language. (Formerly named Owl).

E-mail: Jerry Smith <smith@pipe.enet.dec.com>

["Persistent and Shared Objects in trellis/owl", P. O'Brien et al, Proc 1986 IEEE Workshop on Object-Oriented Database Systems, IEEE, NY 1986].