Mosaic

A mosaic is small pieces of material (often tiles) laid together to form a pattern or picture. Commonly seen in interior design as mosaic flooring.
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mosaic

Art consisting of a design made of small pieces of colored stone or glass (tessarea) either attached to a base, inlaid, or inset into another material.
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Mosaic

Mosaic is the art of creating images with an assemblage of small pieces of colored glass, stone, or other materials. It is a technique of decorative art or interior decoration. Most mosaics are made of small, flat, roughly square, pieces of stone or glass of different colors, known as tesserae; but some, especially floor mosaics, may also be made ...
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Mosaic

(from the article `Internet`) ...program, known as a browser, that ran on most types of computers and, through its `point-and-click` interface, simplified access, retrieval, and ... The company`s rise to prominence triggered a dispute with the University of Illinois, which had trademarked the Mosaic name and designated another...
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mosaic

(mo-za´ik) a pattern made of numerous small pieces fitted together. in genetics, an individual composed of two or more cell lines that are karyotypically or genotypically distinct but are derived from a single zygote.
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mosaic

[adj] - of or relating to Moses or the laws and writings attributed to him 2. [adj] - decorated with small pieces of colored glass or stone fitted together 3. [n] - viral disease in solanaceous plants (tomatoes 4. [n] - a freeware browser 5. [n] - a pattern resembling a mosaic 6. [n] - transducer formed by the light-sensi...
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Mosaic

• (n.) A surface decoration made by inlaying in patterns small pieces of variously colored glass, stone, or other material; -- called also mosaic work. • (a.) Of or pertaining to the style of work called mosaic; formed by uniting pieces of different colors; variegated; tessellated; also, composed of various materials or ingredients. &bull...
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mosaic

<genetics> Descriptive of an organism that consists of two or more genetically distinct cell lines. ... (14 Nov 1997) ...
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mosaic

tessellated adjective decorated with small pieces of colored glass or stone fitted together; `a mosaic floor`; `a tessellated pavement`
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Mosaic

[browser] This category is based on linguistics and, in some cases, culture and genetics. In other words, it incorporates people from diverse backgrounds who speak a related group of languages. A core group of Iranian peoples exist, while other groups are either assumed to be putatively descended from them or have some unknown affiliation. ...
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Mosaic

[church] Mosaic is a multi-site church based in Los Angeles, California, currently led by Erwin McManus. Mosaic is listed as one of the top 10 U.S. churches to learn from about church innovation. ==History== === Beginnings=== Thirty-five charter members of Bethel Baptist Church began meeting on January 3, 1943 in a rented store front in Los...
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Mosaic

[Fabergé egg] The Mosaic egg is a jewelled enameled Easter egg made under the supervision of the Russian jeweller Peter Carl Fabergé in 1914. The egg was made for Nicholas II of Russia, who presented it to his wife, the Empress Alexandra Feodorovna on Easter 1914. ==Design== The Egg was crafted by Albert Holmström (1876–1925) under the...
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Mosaic

[genetics] In genetics, a mosaic or mosaicism denotes the presence of two or more populations of cells with different genotypes in one individual who has developed from a single fertilized egg. Mosaicism can result from various mechanisms including chromosome non-disjunction, anaphase lagging and endoreplication. Anaphase lagging appears to...
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Mosaic

[geodemography] Mosaic UK is Experian’s system for classification of UK households. It is one of a number of commercially available geodemographic segmentation systems, applying the principles of geodemography to consumer household and individual data collated from a number of governmental and commercial sources. The statistical developme...
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Mosaic

[web browser] NCSA Mosaic, or simply Mosaic, is the web browser credited with popularizing the World Wide Web. It was also a client for earlier protocols such as FTP, NNTP, and gopher. The browser was named for its support of multiple internet protocols. Its intuitive interface, reliability, Windows port and simple installation all contribu...
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mosaic

Click images to enlargeDesign or picture, usually for a floor or wall, produced by setting small pieces (tesserae) of marble, glass, or other materials in a cement ground. The ancient Greeks were the first to use large-scale mosaic (in the Macedonian royal palace at Pella, for example). Mosaic was c...
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Mosaic

Mo·sa'ic adjective Of or pertaining to the style of work called mosaic; formed by uniting pieces of different colors; variegated; tessellated; also, composed of various materials or ingredients. « A very beautiful mosaic pavement.» Addison. Florentine mosaic . S...
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Mosaic

Mo·sa'ic noun [ French mosaïque ; confer Pr. mozaic , musec , Spanish & Portuguese mosaico , Italian mosaico , musaico , LGr. ..., ..., Latin musivum ; all from Greek ... belonging to the Muses. See Muse the goddess.] 1. (Fine Art...
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mosaic

A common symptom induced in leaves by many plant virus infections in which there is a pattern of dark green, light green and sometimes chlorotic areas. This pattern is often associated with the distribution of veins in the leaf. In monocotyledonous leaves it shows as stripes.
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mosaic

A decoration created by setting small pieces of glass, stone, or marble in a matrix- often concrete. Wall mosaics were most prevelent in the Early Christian and Byzantine periods, during which they were a very important form of wall decoration.
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Mosaic

A design made by cementing small pieces of hard, colored substances such as marble, stone, glass, ceramic, semiprecious stones, or other materials in the other.
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Mosaic

A mosaic (also known as mosaic work) is a pattern or picture made of small pieces of coloured glass, stone or other material.
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Mosaic

A Mosaic is a pattern created by assembling a number of smaller objects, these can quite commonly be glass, metal, gem stones or in fact any material that is relatively durable. Some mosaics can be as large as a wall while others can fit on a ring.
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Mosaic

A non-proprietary software tool using hypertext links to navigate and retrieve data from the Internet -- developed by the National Center for Supercomputing Activities.
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Mosaic

A pattern made from coloured pieces of stones and pottery.
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