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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tes·sel·late v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tessellated p. pr. & vb. n. Tessellating.]  To form into squares or checkers; to lay with checkered work.
    The floors are sometimes of wood, tessellated after the fashion of France.   --Macaulay.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tes·sel·la·ted a.
 1. Formed of little squares, as mosaic work; checkered; as, a tessellated pavement.
 2. Bot. & Zool. Marked like a checkerboard; as, a tessellated leaf.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: having a checkered or mottled appearance
      2: decorated with small pieces of colored glass or stone fitted
         together; "a mosaic floor"; "a tessellated pavement" [syn: