mosaic

The term was originally used to described a design, which decorated the walls and vaults of natural or artificial grottoes, which were considered the most important elements of Roman gardens from the first century BC. These gardens, which were dedicated to the Muses, were called musaea, hence the work was called opus musivum, which in abridged form…...

Mosaic

A pattern made from coloured pieces of stones and pottery.

Mosaic

Symptom of certain viral diseases of plants characterised by intermingled patches of normal and light green or yellowish colour.

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

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 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 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

[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

floor composed of pieces of coloured tesserae to form geometric or figured designs
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Mosaic

Technique in scrapbooking where you cut photos, paper, etc. into small shapes and then piece them together to create a mosaic look.
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Mosaic

Early public-domain Web browser, developed at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA).
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Mosaic

a PC browser for the Web
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mosaic

Design 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...
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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

A technique of using small coloured tiles to create pictures and patterns (either religious, symbolic or for entertainment) on a large scale. This would take a long time to make - so only high status buildings, monasteries, villas and churches have them. They were popular in the Roman period and in the Post-Medieval Oxford Movement churches.
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Mosaic

Mosaic: An individual or tissue containing two or more types of genetically different cells. All females are mosaics because of X-chromosome inactivation (lyonization). Mosaic patterns can affect how genetic disorders are expressed. For example, about 5 percent of people with Down's syndrome have a mosaic variant, where only some cells have an extr...
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Mosaic

A picture or design made of tiny pieces (called tesserae) of coloured stone, glass, or tile set into a surface of plaster or concrete. It is used to decorate walls, ceilings, vaults, or floors.
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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

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 adjective [ From Moses .] Of or pertaining to Moses, the leader of the Israelites, or established through his agency; as, the Mosaic law, rites, or institutions.
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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

adjective of or relating to Moses or the laws and writings attributed to him; `Mosaic Law`
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mosaic

noun art consisting of a design made of small pieces of colored stone or glass
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mosaic

noun a pattern resembling a mosaic
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