Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search



tessellate +‎ -ion


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. (less common) polygon tessellation.


The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables, removing any numbers. Numbers do not necessarily match those in definitions. See instructions at Help:How to check translations.

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

See also[edit]