tessellation

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tessellation (countable and uncountable, plural tessellations)

  1. (uncountable) The property or fact of tessellating.
    Squares can be used for tessellation.
  2. (countable) A tiling pattern with no gaps; the result of tessellating an area or plane.
    This is a tessellation of the plane with squares and regular octagons.
  3. (uncountable) A less common name for polygon tessellation.

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