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photomosaic

(ˌfəʊtəʊməˈzeɪɪk)
n
(Photography) a large-scale detailed picture made up of many photographs. See also mosaic5

mo•sa•ic

(moʊˈzeɪ ɪk)

n., adj., v. -icked, -ick•ing. n.
1. a picture or decoration made of small, usu. colored pieces of inlaid stone, glass, etc.
2. the process of producing such a picture or decoration.
3. something resembling a mosaic, esp. in being made up of diverse elements: a cultural mosaic.
4. Also called photomosaic. an assembly of aerial photographs matched to show a continuous photographic representation of an area.
5. Also called mosa′ic disease`. any of several diseases of plants, characterized by mottled green or green and yellow areas on the leaves, caused by certain viruses.
6. an organism exhibiting mosaicism.
adj.
7. pertaining to, resembling, or used for making a mosaic or mosaic work: a mosaic tile.
8. composed of a combination of diverse elements.
v.t.
9. to make a mosaic of or from.
10. to decorate with mosaic.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Middle French mosaïque < Italian mosaico < Medieval Latin musaicum; orig. obscure]
mo•sa′i•cal•ly, adv.
mo•sa′i•cist (-ə sɪst) n.

Mo•sa•ic

(moʊˈzeɪ ɪk)

also Mo•sa′i•cal,



adj.
of or pertaining to Moses or the writings, laws, and principles attributed to him.
[1655–65; < New Latin Mosaicus < Late Latin Mōs(ēs) Moses1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.photomosaic - arrangement of aerial photographs forming a composite picture
photo, photograph, pic, exposure, picture - a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material
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