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mosaic

mo·sa·ic

mosaic

 
 
pronunciation:
mo zeI ihk
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a pattern or picture made with many small glass tiles, stones, or the like cemented onto a surface.
 
definition 2: the craft of making designs in this way.
definition 3: any assemblage of many independent pieces that make a whole.
a mosaic of fieldsa photo mosaic
definition 4: any of several plant diseases that cause a characteristic mottled pattern on leaves.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: mosaicked, mosaicking, mosaics
definition 1: to cover or decorate with mosaic.
definition 2: to use (a decorative material) in making a mosaic.
derivation: mosaically (adv.)
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