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 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, "BMW Reproduces Lost 1970 Garmisch Concept by Calling In Its Original Designer ,Marcello Gandini," 24 May 2019

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First Known Use of tessellated

1695, in the meaning defined above

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“Tessellated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tessellated. Accessed 16 Feb. 2020.

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