Definitions for mosaicmoʊˈzeɪ ɪk
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art consisting of a design made of small pieces of colored stone or glass
viral disease in solanaceous plants (tomatoes, potatoes, tobacco) resulting in mottling and often shriveling of the leaves
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a pattern resembling a mosaic
transducer formed by the light-sensitive surface on a television camera tube
mosaic, arial mosaic, photomosaic(adj)
arrangement of aerial photographs forming a composite picture
of or relating to Moses or the laws and writings attributed to him
Something resembling a mosaic; something made up of different pieces, fitted together by design to form a unified composition.
Origin: [F. mosaque; cf. Pr. mozaic, musec, Sp. & Pg. mosaico, It. mosaico, musaico, LGr. , , L. musivum; all fr. Gr. belonging to the Muses. See Muse the goddess.]
A piece of artwork created by placing colored squares (usually tiles) in a pattern so as to create a picture.
An individual composed of two or more cell lines of different genetic or chromosomal constitution, but from the same zygote.
A viral disease of plants.
A composite picture made from overlapping photographs.
Containing cells with of varying genetic constitution.
Of or relating to Moses or to the Torah (the Five Books of Moses); especially, relating to the laws given in the Torah.
Origin: From mosaïque, moysaique. English from the 17th century.
a surface decoration made by inlaying in patterns small pieces of variously colored glass, stone, or other material; -- called also mosaic work
a picture or design made in mosaic; an article decorated in mosaic
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
of or pertaining to Moses, the leader of the Israelites, or established through his agency; as, the Mosaic law, rites, or institutions
Origin: [From Moses.]
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.
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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.
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Translations for mosaic
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- mosaicCatalan, Valencian
- mozaika, kolážCzech
- Mosaik, CollageGerman
- ψηφιδωτό, μωσαϊκόGreek
- mosaiikki, kollaasiFinnish
- מוזאיקה, פסיפסHebrew
- մոզաիկություն, [[մոզաիկ]] [[հիվանդություն]], խճանկար, մոզաիկա, մոզաիկArmenian
- collage, mozaïek, mozaïekvirusDutch
- mozaik, мозаикSerbo-Croatian
- mozaik, silmetaş, kesyapTurkish
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