tessellation

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noun tes·sel·la·tion \ˌte-sə-ˈlā-shən\

Definition of tessellation

  1. 1a :  mosaicb :  a covering of an infinite geometric plane without gaps or overlaps by congruent plane figures of one type or a few types

  2. 2 :  an act of tessellating :  the state of being tessellated

1660

First Known Use of tessellation

1660


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