Reseau meaning

rā-zō', rĭ-
The definition of a reseau is a French term for a network or grid of fine lines that form standard sized little squares.

An example of reseau is what astronomers use as a measuring reference for celestial photos.

An example of reseau is the background, meshed grid for old lace.

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A net or mesh foundation for lace.
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A reference grid of fine lines forming uniform squares on a photographic plate or print, used to aid in measuring the relative positions and sizes of objects in the photograph.
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A mosaic screen of fine lines of three colors, used in color photography.
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A network.
  • A grid of fine lines forming little squares of a standard size: used with celestial photographs and plates for reference or measurement.
  • A network of meteorological stations throughout the world.
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A netted ground or meshed foundation in lace.
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Origin of reseau

  • French from Old French reseuil diminutive of raiz net from Latin rēte
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition