Definitions for tesseraˈtɛs ər ə; ˈtɛs əˌri
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a small square tile of stone or glass used in making mosaics
A small square piece of stone, wood, ivory or glass used for making a mosaic.
complex-ridged surface feature seen on plateau highlands of Venus and perhaps on Triton
Origin: From tessera, from τέσσαρες.
a small piece of marble, glass, earthenware, or the like, having a square, or nearly square, face, used by the ancients for mosaic, as for making pavements, for ornamenting walls, and like purposes; also, a similar piece of ivory, bone, wood, etc., used as a ticket of admission to theaters, or as a certificate for successful gladiators, and as a token for various other purposes
A tessera is an individual tile, usually formed in the shape of a cube, used in creating a mosaic. It is also known as an abaciscus or abaculus.
Easters, erastes, reseats, saeters, seaters, starees, teasers
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