Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to Moses or the laws and writings attributed to him.

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  • adj. Of or relating to Moses or to the Torah (the Five Books of Moses); especially, relating to the laws given in the Torah.

Etymologies

From Middle French mosaïque, moysaique. English from the 17th century. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Their Mosaic is the one I tried most recently and loved.

    Channing Daughters Winery 2005 Mudd

  • Now, via a pair of releases on the mail-order label Mosaic Select, they are linked again for their big-band work.

    Big-Band Sounds—Of the 1970s

  • Mosaic is the only print magazine dedicated to showcasing writers of African descent and the books that they produce.

    Bronx-Based African-American Literary Magazine Helps Educators Develop Readers « Blogs « Literacy News

  • Jericho Mosaic is a more straightforward book - if any of Whittemore's work can be described as straightforward.

    Top Three Reads - 2004

  • Nothing can be more rigidly materialistic than the called Mosaic law.

    Arabian nights. English

  • Her work has appeared in Mosaic magazine and It's All Love: Black Writers on Soul Mates, Family, and Friends and is slated to appear in Reverie: A Journal of Midwest African American Literature.

    Rebecca Walker: Letters to Keep Us Off the Ledge

  • More importantly, he suggests why the knowledge that "the worst of the worst" were really innocent was no impediment to the continued incarceration and interrogation of these people: an intelligence program called Mosaic, in which even innocents could contribute useful shreds of information -- where were the mailboxes on their street?

    Harry Shearer: Why the War Crimes?

  • LA TRIVIATA - those bits of business that can often serve as the building blocks for the Great Link, the Grand Mosaic, that is Toobworld.

    ANNIVERSARY SCHMALTZ

  • With the help of a browser called Mosaic, created by a group of graduate students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the Web soon became the hottest thing in the United States.

    Superfusion

  • The next big step was the move to computer communications in the '90s, when a program called Mosaic, written by students at the University of Illinois who later helped found the Netscape company, shot what was already an accelerating global Internet into serious overdrive.

    The Computer

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