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English definition of “tessellate”

tessellate

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