chequerwork

chequerwork

(ˈtʃɛkəˌwɜːk)
n
any work that resembles a chequerboard in pattern
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In the first of his papers (57) he wrote: 'I obtained transitory glimpses of the Venusian disc parcelled into a chequerwork of tiny areas...