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tessellate

[′tes·ə‚lāt]
(botany)
Marked by a pattern of small squares resembling a tiled pavement.
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Then, considering both the frustum and the distance to the viewer, the application decides which areas of the ocean surface to tessellate. Consequently, in the more refined meshes that this Figure presents, it is possible to see how the tessellation is not uniform, as those areas of the mesh which are closer to the observer are more tessellated than those that are farther.
Punctures on scutum dense, 0.3-1.0 diameters apart, with shiny interspaces; on mesopleuron similar to those of scutum, but interspaces tessellate. Metapostnotum tessellate close to metanotum, remainder of metapostnotum shiny.
Ignoring when a 3D Blokus piece has a maximum height greater than 1 unit, which of the pieces can be used to tessellate? Try each piece, repeatedly, on its own; try pairs of different pieces, and triplets of different pieces.
Led by singer and bassist Dave Monks, the young, handsome band play a more casual version of Strokes-style rock - shuffling, urgent but middle-of-the-road guitar tracks such as Your English Is Good and Tessellate.
These patterns tessellate, a word that comes from the Latin word tessellare, and means "to pave with tiles." A regular tessellation uses regular polygons to make a repeating pattern that fills a plane with no gaps or overlaps.
"Triangles are my favourite shape, three points where two lines meet," singer Joe Newman crooned on Tessellate.
"It consists of 9,700 plastic spoons, three of which are held together with a rubber band to make a little tripod and then they tessellate an eight-foot high, three-sided pyramid," said Jill.
TOKYO POLICE CLUB (above), who release new single Tessellate on Monday by way of a taster of upcoming debut album Elephant Shell, have confirmed a tour that takes in Nottingham's Bodega on Friday May 30 and Birmingham's Barfly on Tuesday June 3.
Exploring these geometric designs requires an understanding of the ways that shapes tessellate and of their line, or reflectional, and rotational symmetry.
The likes of set opener Favourite Colour, Graves and Tessellate were all fantastic, before the great closing trio of Breakneck Speed, Wait Up (Boots of Danger) and Your English is Good.
My students learned the attributes of different shapes and how those attributes affect a shape's ability to tessellate. My students were able to find lines of symmetry in their work and to distinguish between acute and obtuse angles; in fact, some were able to estimate angle measurements quite well.