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  • n. Plural form of tessellation.

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Examples

  • Minutely tiled in blue and green, with mirrored tessellations that make it sparkle in the night, the shrine contains the body of the sister of one of the 12 revered imams of Shiite Islam.

    Among the Mullahs

  • For termagent - whose brief was to try something to do with fussy cutting or tessellations.

    March Quilting Block

  • One may also speak of tessellations of the parts of the plane or of other surfaces.

    In Which the Princess Learns Something New

  • When I was teaching elementary school, we'd spend a few weeks on tessellations and Fibonacci.

    Fibonacci Patterns

  • Bill Kerr: tessellations found in the Wayback machine skip to main

    tessellations found in the Wayback machine

  • Here are some tessellations my students did from way back:

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • Off hand, I was thinking about Escher and Penrose in relation to the tessellations, and thought how important this relationship?

    Pretty pictures

  • I love tessellations and these products are just amazing.

    Design from Stockholm

  • Other interesting ones include figures from Pieter Breughel, the tessellations of MC Escher, and the composite portraits of Guiseppe Arcimboldo (for instance, his Vertumnus and Water).

    Bosch and other art action figures

  • URBACH: I will analyze the transformation geometry behind the symmetries transformation and tessellations apparent in Escher's drawings.

    CNN Transcript Oct 21, 2003

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