pho·to·mo·sa·ic | \ˌfō-tō-mō-ˈzā-ik \

Definition of photomosaic 

: an image composed of many smaller photographs especially : mosaic sense 6

Examples of photomosaic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web

The team then made massive photomosaics of some of the islands and programmed a neural network to count their nesting sites. National Geographic, "Hidden Penguin Mega-Colonies Discovered in Antarctica," 2 Mar. 2018

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'photomosaic.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of photomosaic

1920, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about photomosaic

Share photomosaic

Statistics for photomosaic

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for photomosaic

The first known use of photomosaic was in 1920

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on photomosaic

See words that rhyme with photomosaic

Comments on photomosaic

What made you want to look up photomosaic? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


required by fashion, etiquette, or custom

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Great Scrabble Words—A Quiz

  • scrabble-tiles-that-read-scrabble-quiz
  • Which of the following Q-without-U words means the number five in cards or dice?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.


Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!