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lath

[lath]
(civil engineering)
A narrow strip of wood used in making a level base, as for plaster or tiles, or in constructing a light framework, as a trellis.
A sheet of material used as a base for plaster.

Lath

1. Originally a rough-sawn strip of wood fixed to timber framing with small gaps between adjacent laths as a ground for plaster. Now applied to other materials used for the same purposes, such as metal lath.
2. Narrow strips of wood that serve as a base for plaster, usually nailed to studs in walls or rafters in ceilings. See also: Douglas fir

lath

A building material used as a base for the application of plaster; see expanded metal lath, gypsum lath, metal lath, split lath, wood lath.
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Like when I'm riding through the Bangalore countryside with the Whitefield Riders, the thorny lantana reaching out and ripping my shins into a lattice-work of bleeding scratches.
Traditional lattice-work huts, or chibayish, that were once built on islands in the marshes, now dot the dry plains.
lattice-work garden chairs - reported stolen earlier that day from the back garden of a house overlooking the River Tees in Yarm.
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the bloodhound would spring into action, checking behind bushes and inside lattice-work, often chewing on the cork when she found it.
It was designed by Mel Chantrey, who sounds like an old cowboy but is actually a former Turner Prize contender who also created a three-legged, lattice-work tree sculpture for a shopping centre in Manchester's Exchange Square.
You have to provide a lattice-work or suspended wires on the structure for the vine to attach," Parker says.
The lattice-work acts as a backdrop for the Courtyard, located across from the Cafe, and supports banners, artwork or projection screens for various events.
This feature-styled with wood lattice-work arches beneath a barrel-shaped roof and became known as The Cowshed - home to Town's most fervent fans over many years.
The baby elephant is visible through the mother's lattice-work body.
Bishop made some design modifications by making it smaller for easier carrying, adding ribs for extra strength, installing better valve fittings, eliminating any exterior surface welds and reinforcing the inside lattice-work of bracing.