Definitions for mosaicmoʊˈzeɪ ɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mosaic(noun)

    art consisting of a design made of small pieces of colored stone or glass

  2. mosaic(noun)

    viral disease in solanaceous plants (tomatoes, potatoes, tobacco) resulting in mottling and often shriveling of the leaves

  3. Mosaic(noun)

    a freeware browser

  4. mosaic(noun)

    a pattern resembling a mosaic

  5. mosaic(noun)

    transducer formed by the light-sensitive surface on a television camera tube

  6. mosaic, arial mosaic, photomosaic(adj)

    arrangement of aerial photographs forming a composite picture

  7. Mosaic(adj)

    of or relating to Moses or the laws and writings attributed to him

    "Mosaic Law"

Wiktionary

  1. mosaic(Noun)

    A piece of artwork created by placing colored squares (usually tiles) in a pattern so as to create a picture.

  2. mosaic(Noun)

    An individual composed of two or more cell lines of different genetic or chromosomal constitution, but from the same zygote.

  3. mosaic(Noun)

    A viral disease of plants.

  4. mosaic(Noun)

    A composite picture made from overlapping photographs.

  5. mosaic(Adjective)

    Containing cells with of varying genetic constitution.

  6. Mosaic(Adjective)

    Of or relating to Moses or to the Torah (the Five Books of Moses); especially, relating to the laws given in the Torah.

  7. Origin: From mosaïque, moysaique. English from the 17th century.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mosaic(noun)

    a surface decoration made by inlaying in patterns small pieces of variously colored glass, stone, or other material; -- called also mosaic work

  2. Mosaic(noun)

    a picture or design made in mosaic; an article decorated in mosaic

  3. Mosaic(adj)

    of or pertaining to the style of work called mosaic; formed by uniting pieces of different colors; variegated; tessellated; also, composed of various materials or ingredients

  4. Mosaic(adj)

    of or pertaining to Moses, the leader of the Israelites, or established through his agency; as, the Mosaic law, rites, or institutions

Freebase

  1. Mosaic

    Mosaic is the art of creating images with an assemblage of small pieces of colored glass, stone, or other materials. It may be a technique of decorative art, an aspect of interior decoration, or of cultural and spiritual significance as in a cathedral. Small pieces, mostly roughly square, of stone or glass of different colors, known as tesserae, are used to create a pattern or picture.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. mosaic

    An assembly of overlapping photographs that have been matched to form a continuous photographic representation of a portion of the surface of the Earth. See also controlled mosaic; semi-controlled mosaic.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'mosaic' in Nouns Frequency: #2688


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