mosaic mosaic  /moʊ ˈzeɪ ɪk/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) art consisting of a design made of small pieces of colored stone or glass
  2. (n) viral disease in solanaceous plants (tomatoes, potatoes, tobacco) resulting in mottling and often shriveling of the leaves
  3. (n) a freeware browser
  4. (n) a pattern resembling a mosaic
  5. (n) transducer formed by the light-sensitive surface on a television camera tube
  6. (n) arrangement of aerial photographs forming a composite picture
  7. (adj) of or relating to Moses or the laws and writings attributed to him

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The audience had to remember, or look up, tessellation, which is a mosaic of small pieces of marble, glass or tile.
  2. A magnifying glass shows individual paintings forming a puzzle mosaic of the Mona Lisa at the International Tokyo Toy Show.
  3. The first novel by Raymond Chandler, who at the time was a 51-year-old former oil company executive, is a mosaic of shadows, a dark tracery of forking paths.

News

  1. Fossil kangaroo teeth reveal mosaic of Pliocene ecosystems in Queensland

    The teeth of a kangaroo and other extinct marsupials reveal that southeastern Queensland 2.5-5-million-years ago was a mosaic of tropical forests, wetlands and grasslands and much less arid than previously thought.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Science Daily

  2. Mosaic and the Fertilizers are In Play

    TheStreet.com has a buy rating on The Mosaic Company (MOS). I think that the fertilizer chemicals sector has turned positive, MOS being of that sector's best stocks. Technically, MOS is forming into my coiling pattern. Should the one year time-frame of the slow stochastic as well as RSI continue to improve their upward momentum MOS could break out into the mid-to-high $60's. MOS has cash on hand ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: TheStreet.com

  3. Mosaic lands on historic places registry

    AXTELL — The Mosaic at Bethphage Village campus in Axtell was recently placed on the National Register of Historic Places.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Kearney Hub

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Quotes

  1. Opening the conference, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that improved security measures on the ground, such as more police on the beat and a functioning justice system, were "a small piece in the mosaic of a greater plan."
    on Jun 24, 2008 By: Angela Merkel Source: AFP

  2. Pierre Assouline, who wrote about the impressionists in a biography of Monet's art dealer, Paul Durand-Ruel, called the collection "a mosaic portrait of a great artist."
    on Dec 8, 2006 By: Paul Durand-Ruel Source: BusinessWeek

  3. "He put the stamp on the network as a credible and critical force in the Canadian broadcasting mosaic," Robertson said.
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: Lloyd Robertson Source: CTV.ca

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