tessellation

(noun)

noun

1. the careful juxtaposition of shapes in a pattern

- a tessellation of hexagons

Definition categories: act, apposition, collocation, juxtaposition

2. the act of adorning with mosaic

Definition categories: act, decoration

Sentences with tessellation as a noun:

- Squares can be used for tessellation.

- This is a tessellation of the plane with squares and regular octagons.