noun. ['ˈpætɝn'] a perceptual structure.
- perceptual experience
Words that Rhyme with Pattern
How do you pronounce pattern?
Pronounce pattern as ˈpætərn.
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Example sentences of the word pattern
1. Noun, singular or mass
Place your eye drawing on the newspaper, cut out the pattern and place it on the yellow felt.
Quotes containing the word pattern
1. Art is the imposing of a pattern on experience, and our aesthetic enjoyment is recognition of the pattern.
- Alfred North Whitehead
2. Love is much nicer to be in than an automobile accident, a tight girdle, a higher tax bracket or a holding pattern over Philadelphia.
- Judith Viorst
3. Grover was sniffing the wind, looking nervous. He fished out his acorns and threw them into the sand, then played his pipes. They rearranged themselves in a pattern that made no sense to me, but Grover looked concerned. "That's us,"he said. "Those five nuts right there.""Which one is me?"I asked. "The little deformed one,"Zoe suggested. "Oh, shut up.
- Rick Riordan, The Titan's Curse
noun. ['ˈpætɝn'] a customary way of operation or behavior.
- lynch law
- unwritten law
- occult arts
noun. ['ˈpætɝn'] a decorative or artistic work.
- herringbone pattern
- bear claw
- polka dot
- screen saver
noun. ['ˈpætɝn'] something regarded as a normative example.
- code of conduct
- code of behavior
verb. ['ˈpætɝn'] plan or create according to a model or models.
- natural object
noun. ['ˈpætɝn'] something intended as a guide for making something else.
noun. ['ˈpætɝn'] a model considered worthy of imitation.
- good example
noun. ['ˈpætɝn'] the path that is prescribed for an airplane that is preparing to land at an airport.
- glide path
- approach path
- traffic pattern
- approach pattern
- glide slope
noun. ['ˈpætɝn'] graphical representation (in polar or Cartesian coordinates) of the spatial distribution of radiation from an antenna as a function of angle.
- graphical record
- radiation pattern
- radiation diagram
- stay in place
verb. ['ˈpætɝn'] form a pattern.