Definition of Tessellation

1. Noun. The careful juxtaposition of shapes in a pattern. "A tessellation of hexagons"




2. Noun. The act of adorning with mosaic.
Generic synonyms: Decoration
Derivative terms: Tessellate

Definition of Tessellation

1. n. The act of tessellating; also, the mosaic work so formed.

Definition of Tessellation

1. Noun. The property or fact of tessellating. ¹

2. Noun. A tiling pattern with no gaps; the result of tessellating an area or plane. ¹

3. Noun. A less common name for polygon tessellation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tessellation

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tessellation

tessara-
tesselar
tesselate
tesselated
tesselates
tesselating
tesselation
tessella
tessellae
tessellata
tessellate
tessellated
tessellated fundus
tessellates
tessellating
tessellation (current term)
tessellations
tessera
tesseract
tesseracts
tesseradecade
tesseradecades
tesserae
tesseraic
tesseral
tessitura
tessituras
tessiture
tessular
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Literary usage of Tessellation

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1. A Survey of English Literature 1780-1880 by Oliver Elton (1920)
"Method of tessellation: example. Adventures of Ulysses. II. Connections with older generation ; Godwin, Holcroft. James White's Letters of Falstaff. ..."

2. Science & Math by Joy Evans (1995)
"Write a definition of - tessellation. 2. Describe the design you've created and explain why it ... This is a tessellation. This is not a tessellation. ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1897)
"No concentric lines or radii; tessellation extending to posterior border. Scales deep, smaller; center submedian ; tessellation of medium coarseness 5. ..."

4. How to Teach Art to Children: Grades 1-6by Tanya Skelton, Joy Evans by Tanya Skelton, Joy Evans (2001)
"The word tessellation comes from tessella, which is a small stone or tile used in ... Look for examples of tessellation around the room. Step by Step 1. ..."

5. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"Perianth tessellated or checkered C. tessellation distinct. ... (В. М. 6090), is the best of all the tessellated forms, the tessellation being more sharply ..."

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