Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Citations for tessellate
Zinc lines his fretted vault with sable ore, / And dull Galena tessellates the floor …
His Scheme is to tessellate across the Plains a system of identical units, each containing five Squares in the shape of a Greek Cross, with each central square controlling the four radiating from it ….
Origin of tessellate
Tessellate can be traced to the Latin tessella, "small square stone." It entered English in the late 1700s.