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Definition of "tessellation" [tes•sel•la•tion]

  • The property or fact of tessellating. (noun)
  • A tiling pattern with no gaps; the result of tessellating an area or plane. (noun)
  • A less common name for polygon tessellation. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "tessellation" in a sentence
  • "Of note: we performed these tests at Moderate tessellation, which is generally indicative of the level of tessellation we'd see in games today."
  • "Instead, it will be replaced with a multicolored triangle described as a "tessellation,""
  • "XNA Game Studio 4.0 won't allow devs to take advantage of DX features such as tessellation and displacement."