clathrate


adjective

  1. Biology. resembling a lattice; divided or marked like latticework.

noun

  1. Chemistry. a substance in which a molecule of one compound fills a cavity within the crystal lattice of another compound.

adjective

  1. resembling a net or lattice

noun

  1. chem a solid compound in which molecules of one substance are physically trapped in the crystal lattice of another

adj.

  1. Having a latticelike structure or appearance.
  2. Of or relating to inclusion complexes in a chemical compound in which molecules of one substance are completely enclosed within the crystal structure of another.

n.

  1. A clathrate compound, such as urea.

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