mosaic

From Wiktionary

Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA (key): /məʊˈzeɪk/ or /məʊˈzeɪ.ɪk/
  • (US) IPA (key): /moʊˈzeɪ.ɪk/ or /moʊˈzeɪk/

Noun[change]

Singular
mosaic

Plural
mosaics

An ancient Roman mosaic
  1. A mosaic is a picture or design made with small coloured pieces.
    The Romans used mosaics to decorate the floors of their houses.
  2. A mosaic can be something that is like a mosaic as it is made up of many pieces.
    This mosaic is made of images taken by the Mariner 10 spacecraft.

Verb[change]

Plain form
mosaic

Third-person singular
mosaics

Past tense
mosaicked

Past participle
mosaicked

Present participle
mosaicking

  1. (transitive) To mosaic you would make a picture or design using many small pieces.
    He was tired after mosaicking around the edge of the pool to make it look Roman.