Origin of mosaic
OTHER WORDS FROM mosaicmo·sa·i·cal·ly, adverbpre·mo·sa·ic, adjective
Words nearby mosaic
Other definitions for mosaic (2 of 2)
Origin of Mosaic
OTHER WORDS FROM Mosaicpost-Mo·sa·ic, adjective
How to use mosaic in a sentence
Those cut-up rectangles, for example, can easily tile together to fill in a mosaic in two dimensions.Scientists Uncover the Universal Geometry of Geology|Joshua Sokol|November 19, 2020|Quanta Magazine
The propagation of these social media images, I think, is largely responsible for making tiled mosaic and cement floors done in bold patterns a growing trend in home design.Captivated by bold tile on social media? Here’s what to consider before committing to the look.|Elizabeth Mayhew|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
Instead of a map, you face a seemingly random and complicated mosaic of signals.Our Mind-Boggling Sense of Smell - Issue 91: The Amazing Brain|Ann-Sophie Barwich|October 14, 2020|Nautilus
It lets you plot out a specific grid of areas for your programs to snap to, and the more room you have to play around with, the more useful Mosaic becomes.
To get even more control, give Mosaic a try—you can use it for a week for free, after which it’ll set you back $13.
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.
Modern global surveys like the THEMIS mosaic are a way for us to understand an alien world.
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
And till the Mosaic dispensation should come to an end, throughout life his obligation could not decrease.The Ordinance of Covenanting|John Cunningham
The principal entrance is an open chamber, originally vaulted, with a floor of black and white mosaic and walls of masonry.The Catacombs of Rome|William Henry Withrow
The high-arched temple, in the centre of which stands the sarcophagus, is inlaid with mosaic work of rare stones.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
Stars were out now by thousands, a gold mosaic set into a high purple dome.The Dragon Painter|Mary McNeil Fenollosa
Roman mosaic is formed with cubes of marble of various colours pressed into the float.
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