Definition of Mosaic. Meaning of Mosaic. Synonyms of Mosaic

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Definition of Mosaic

Mosaic
Mosaic Mo*sa"ic, a. [From Moses.] Of or pertaining to Moses, the leader of the Israelites, or established through his agency; as, the Mosaic law, rites, or institutions.
Mosaic
Mosaic Mo*sa"ic, n. [F. mosa["i]que; cf. Pr. mozaic, musec, Sp. & Pg. mosaico, It. mosaico, musaico, LGr. ?, ?, L. musivum; all fr. Gr. ? belonging to the Muses. See Muse the goddess.] 1. (Fine Arts) A surface decoration made by inlaying in patterns small pieces of variously colored glass, stone, or other material; -- called also mosaic work. 2. A picture or design made in mosaic; an article decorated in mosaic.
Mosaic
Mosaic Mo*sa"ic, a. Of or pertaining to the style of work called mosaic; formed by uniting pieces of different colors; variegated; tessellated; also, composed of various materials or ingredients. A very beautiful mosaic pavement. --Addison. Florentine mosaic. See under Florentine. Mosaic gold. (a) See Ormolu. (b) Stannic sulphide, SnS2, obtained as a yellow scaly crystalline powder, and used as a pigment in bronzing and gilding wood and metal work. It was called by the alchemists aurum musivum, or aurum mosaicum. Called also bronze powder. Mosaic work. See Mosaic, n.

Meaning of Mosaic from wikipedia

- A mosaic is a piece of art or image made from the ****embling of small pieces of colored gl****, stone, or other materials. It is often used in decorative...
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- NCSA Mosaic, or simply Mosaic, is the web browser that po****rized the World Wide Web and the Internet. It was also a client for earlier internet protocols...
- In genetics, a mosaic, or mosaicism, involves the presence of two or more po****tions of cells with different genotypes in one individual who has developed...
- A mosaic is decorative art involving small pieces of gl****, stone, or other material. Mosaic may also refer to: Mosaic Magazine, an American Jewish magazine...
- Tobacco mosaic virus (TMV) is a positive-sense single stranded RNA virus in genus Tobamovirus that infects a wide range of plants, especially tobacco and...
- The Alexander Mosaic, dating from circa 100 BC, is a Roman floor mosaic originally from the House of the Faun in Pompeii, that is allegedly an imitation...
- The brand belonged to the Netscape Communications Corporation (formerly Mosaic Communications Corporation), an independent American computer services company...
- the fluid mosaic model of Singer and Nicolson (1972). Despite the numerous models of the cell membrane proposed prior to the fluid mosaic model, it remains...
- The Mosaic Company is a Fortune 500 company based in Plymouth, Minnesota which mines phosphate and potash, and is the largest U.S. producer of potash and...
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