Definition of Tessellations

1. Noun. (plural of tessellation) ¹



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Definition of Tessellations

1. tessellation [n] - See also: tessellation

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tessellations

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

Literary usage of Tessellations

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Nonfiction Reading Practice, Grade 3by Kim Griswell by Kim Griswell (2003)
"... hexagons honeycomb chicken wire stained glass direction Words to Introduce MC Escher tessellations mosaics surface geometric plane overlapping hexagons ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1900)
"In his synopsis of the species of the genus, on page 76, he says of S. occidentalis, " Concentric lines conspicuous; tessellations and radii not conspicuous ..."

3. The Entomologist's Monthly Magazine by Nathaniel Lloyd and Company (1891)
"... white tessellations on the sides, Vit no red ; the wings have the fourth longitudinal vein bent at a right angle, and V\en forming nearly a straight and ..."

4. How to Teach Art to Children: Grades 1-6by Tanya Skelton, Joy Evans by Tanya Skelton, Joy Evans (2001)
"We can find tessellations everywhere around us in tile, wallpaper, ... Discuss tessellations. Look for examples of tessellation around the room. ..."

5. Science & Math by Joy Evans (1995)
"Project: Creating tessellations is an interesting experience in patterning. ... tessellations are shapes that fit together without any spaces between them. ..."

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