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English definition of “tessellate”

tessellate

verb [I] uk specialized (US also tesselate)   /ˈtes.əl.eɪt/ us  
(of shapes) to fit together in a pattern with no spaces in betweenPatterns and shapes
tessellation
noun [C or U] uk (US also tesselation)   /ˌtes.əlˈeɪ.ʃən/ us  
(Definition of tessellate from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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