verb (used with object), mo·sa·icked, mo·sa·ick·ing.
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Origin of mosaic
OTHER WORDS FROM mosaicmo·sa·i·cal·ly, adverbpre·mo·sa·ic, adjective
Words nearby mosaic
Definition for mosaic (2 of 2)
Origin of Mosaic
OTHER WORDS FROM Mosaicpost-Mo·sa·ic, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for mosaic
The Lennon Wall in Admiralty is a mosaic of Post-It notes, each square a scribbled wish.
The mosaic too looks to her eyes more like a work of the 1st than the 4th century B.C.Amphipolis Tomb Yields Amazing Finds But Mysteries Linger|James Romm|October 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The result is a mosaic of spectra, covering up to 60 different regions.
This is what has created the mosaic of plots that we know today, and that was pretty much already in place a thousand years ago.The Next UNESCO World Heritage Site: Burgundy’s Pinot Noir Country?|Jordan Salcito|May 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I compare it to laying a mosaic on my hands and knees, putting in each color very slowly.
Before her was a little Venetian mosaic table, and on it a tea-tray.Dr. Dumany's Wife|Mr Jkai
Hence the Italian musaico, the French mosaique, and our English mosaic.
The miracles of the gospel could not astonish a people who held with intrepid faith the more splendid prodigies of the Mosaic law.The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire|Edward Gibbon
Let the Mosaic law, life for a life Pay the long standing debt of blood.Custer, and Other Poems.|Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Add to these the old Mosaic "Ten," and you have my religious creed complete.Stage Confidences|Clara Morris
British Dictionary definitions for mosaic (1 of 2)
- a mottled yellowing that occurs in the leaves of plants affected with any of various virus diseases
- Also called: mosaic disease any of the diseases, such as tobacco mosaic, that produce this discoloration