mosaic vision


a type of vision hypothesized for the insect compound eye, in which the image is formed by hundreds of separate ommatidia.

Nearby words

  1. mosaic glass,
  2. mosaic gold,
  3. mosaic inheritance,
  4. mosaic law,
  5. mosaic map,
  6. mosaic wart,
  7. mosaicism,
  8. mosaicist,
  9. mosasaur,
  10. mosasaurus

Origin of mosaic vision

First recorded in 1875–80 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019