verb (used with object), mo·sa·icked, mo·sa·ick·ing.
Words nearby mosaic
Origin of mosaic
OTHER WORDS FROM mosaicmo·sa·i·cal·ly, adverbpre·mo·sa·ic, adjective
Definition for mosaic (2 of 2)
Origin of Mosaic
OTHER WORDS FROM Mosaicpost-Mo·sa·ic, adjective
Examples 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