Gra*tic"u*la"tion (?), n. [F. graticulation, craticulation, fr. graticuler, craticuler, to square, fr. graticule, craticule, graticule, L. craticula, dim. of crates wickerwork. See 2d Grate.]
The division of a design or draught into squares, in order the more easily to reproduce it in larger or smaller dimensions.
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