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  • noun Plural form of polyomino.

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Examples

  • It's king of like using polyominoes to cover a plain or a chessboard.

    Archive 2007-09-01

  • Advanced games and puzzles - Some kind of board game and puzzles with polyominoes, which I didn't grasp.

    Archive 2007-09-01

  • Advanced games and puzzles - Some kind of board game and puzzles with polyominoes, which I didn't grasp.

    August Board and Card Game Patents

  • The study of polyominoes is the study of how many different unique ways these squares can be attached given a certain number of squares, and how they can be used to cover certain areas or space, such as a rectangle.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • Where dominoes are simply two attached squares, polyominoes are any number of attached squares.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • These include, aside from the standard "how can you make a rectangle" such things as how you can make cubes out of three dimensional versions of the pieces, polyominoes beyond three dimensions, attached repeated shapes from other polygons, and so on.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • It's king of like using polyominoes to cover a plain or a chessboard.

    Number Spanning Using Sets of Natural Numbers

  • For relaxation he could always engage Hal in a large number of semi-mathematical games, including checkers, chess, and polyominoes.

    2001 A Space Odyssey

  • Each player has an inclined board on which they place different polyominoes (Blokus-like pieces), with three, four or five squares.

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