tessellated

adjective
tes·​sel·​lat·​ed | \ ˈte-sə-ˌlā-təd How to pronounce tessellated (audio) \

Definition of tessellated

: having a checkered appearance

Examples of tessellated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Red, white and black stones make up the tessellated floor. Nora Mcgreevy, Smithsonian Magazine, 15 Mar. 2022 Lending further weirdness to the exterior design are a floating vent high up on each C-pillar and a tessellated hexagonal mesh sun shade over the rear window. Brett Berk, Car and Driver, 24 May 2019

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First Known Use of tessellated

1695, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

28 Mar 2022

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“Tessellated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tessellated. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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