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Definition of "mosaic" []

  • A picture or decorative design made by setting small colored pieces, as of stone or tile, into a surface. (noun)
  • The process or art of making such pictures or designs. (noun)
  • A composite picture made of overlapping, usually aerial, photographs. (noun)
  • Something that resembles a mosaic: a mosaic of testimony from various witnesses. (noun)
  • Botany A viral disease of plants, resulting in light and dark areas in the leaves, which often become shriveled and dwarfed. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "mosaic" in a sentence
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  • "Canada as a "mosaic" is another term frequently used to describe us."
  • "The term mosaic would also be made to apply to the opus sectile (Vitruvius,"