Tessellation in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Tessellation

an arrangement of shapes, usually polygons, closely fitted together in a repeating pattern without gaps

Examples of Tessellation in a sentence

The painter used a tessellation in his mosaic painting, with many shapes all right next to each other. 🔊

You can create your own tessellation by putting many geometric shapes right next to each other, but you have to make sure there are no gaps between them. 🔊

Broken glass on the ground is kind of like its own tessellation, though it is a little different since there are probably a few gaps between the broken pieces. 🔊

A tessellation has a lot of shapes right next to each other, but there can be no gaps between them or it is not considered a tessellation at all.  🔊

Some stained glass windows are considered a tessellation as long as the shapes in the design have no gaps between them.  🔊

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