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1. mosaic

noun. ['moʊˈzeɪɪk'] art consisting of a design made of small pieces of colored stone or glass.

Synonyms

  • tessera
  • art

Antonyms

  • safety
  • sharpness
  • crooked

Etymology

  • mosaïque (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • mosaico (Italian)

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Example sentences of the word mosaic


1. Noun, singular or mass
Complement your your new blue terrazzo countertops with a shimmering blue glass mosaic backsplash.

2. Personal pronoun
Banana mosaic virus can look like an iron, zinc, copper or manganese deficiency.

Quotes containing the word mosaic


1. There are very few human beings who receive the truth, complete and staggering, by instant illumination. Most of them acquire it fragment by fragment, on a small scale, by successive developments, cellularly, like a laborious mosaic.
- Anaïs Nin, Journals Of Anais Nin Volume 3

2. But that initial, comet-blazing-across-the-sky, Big Idea is only the beginning. Each book is composed of a mosaic of thousands of little ideas, ideas that invariably come to me at two in the morning when my alarm is set for seven.
- Lauren Willig

2. mosaic

noun. ['moʊˈzeɪɪk'] a pattern resembling a mosaic.

Synonyms

  • pattern
  • form

Antonyms

  • disagree
  • type
  • antitype

Etymology

  • mosaïque (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • mosaico (Italian)

3. mosaic

noun. ['moʊˈzeɪɪk'] viral disease in solanaceous plants (tomatoes, potatoes, tobacco) resulting in mottling and often shriveling of the leaves.

Synonyms

  • plant disease
  • potato mosaic

Antonyms

  • singular
  • stay
  • inability

Etymology

  • mosaïque (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • mosaico (Italian)

4. mosaic

noun. ['moʊˈzeɪɪk'] arrangement of aerial photographs forming a composite picture.

Synonyms

  • photograph
  • picture
  • exposure
  • arial mosaic
  • pic
  • photomosaic

Antonyms

  • angularity
  • roundness
  • straight
  • crookedness

Etymology

  • mosaïque (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • mosaico (Italian)

5. mosaic

noun. ['moʊˈzeɪɪk'] transducer formed by the light-sensitive surface on a television camera tube.

Synonyms

  • transducer
  • television camera
  • camera

Antonyms

  • dispose
  • indispose
  • ill health
  • unfitness

Etymology

  • mosaïque (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • mosaico (Italian)
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