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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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.
Find all the mathematically distinct polyominoes up to five squares at a time: monominoes, dominoes, trominoes, tetrominoes, and pentominoes.
1995), students try to cover a region with a random sequence of tetrominoes [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 3 OMITTED].