pho·​to·​mo·​sa·​ic ˌfō-tō-mō-ˈzā-ik How to pronounce photomosaic (audio)
: an image composed of many smaller photographs
especially : mosaic sense 6

Examples of photomosaic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This photomosaic is representing a very broad and complex three dimensional space in two dimensions. Tom Yulsman, Discover Magazine, 2 Jan. 2015 The team then made massive photomosaics of some of the islands and programmed a neural network to count their nesting sites. National Geographic, 2 Mar. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1920, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of photomosaic was in 1920

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“Photomosaic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2023.

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