Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 04/07/16 Tessellate

Tessellate (verb, adjective)
tessellate [verb tes-uh-leyt; adjective tes-uh-lit, -leyt]


verb (used with object), tessellated, tessellating.
1. to form of small squares or blocks, as floors or pavements; form or arrange in a checkered or mosaic pattern.

adjective
2. tessellated.

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Origin: 1785-95; < Latin tessellātus mosaic, equivalent to tessell (a) small square stone (diminutive of tessera tessera ) + -ātus -ate

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