tetromino

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tetromino

[te′trä·mə·nō]
(mathematics)
One of the five plane figures that can be formed by joining four unit squares along their sides.
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For comparison, also arrays comprising only tetrominoes or decominoes are reported.
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Although the image shows it "standing up," we can describe it as a "flat" tetromino--but not all tetrominoes are "flat:" some have a height, when sitting flat and squarely on the table, of two units.
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The task is to fix a broken bridge by fitting shapes, tetrominoes, into place.