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eggcrate

[eg-kreyt] /ˈɛgˌkreɪt/
adjective
1.
of or resembling a horizontal construction divided by vertical partitions into cell-like areas, used especially for directing downward rays of overhead light:
eggcrate ceiling fixtures.
Origin of eggcrate
egg1 + crate
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