Meaning of TESSELLATE in English

v. /tes"euh layt'/ ; adj. /tes"euh lit, -layt'/ , v. , tessellated, tessellating , adj.


1. to form of small squares or blocks, as floors or pavements; form or arrange in a checkered or mosaic pattern.


2. tessellated.

[ 1785-95; tessellatus mosaic, equiv. to tessell ( a ) small square stone (dim. of tessera TESSERA) + -atus -ATE 1 ]

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