tessellation

[tes-uh-ley-shuhn]
noun
1.
the art or practice of tessellating.
2.
tessellated form or arrangement.
3.
Also, tesselation.


Origin:
1650–60; tessellate (v.) + -ion

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tessellation (ˌtɛsɪˈleɪʃən)
 
n
1.  the act of tessellating
2.  the form or a specimen of tessellated work

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Example sentences
If curves are used, curve tesselation points will be included in the point list used to calculate the tight bounding box.
Samples can be spread out over the area of interest by using some sort of grid or cell design or a tesselation procedure.
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