# 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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Keeping in mind that the lowest possible number of different shapes used, the cheaper the array to be realized will be, only two polyominoes are used, an L-shaped tetromino and an L shaped decomino (Fig.
Selected polyominoes for array filling, (a) a tetromino and (b) a decomino.
For comparison, also arrays comprising only tetrominoes or decominoes are reported.
The 2-square domino can take only one shape but the tromino, tetromino, and pentomino can assume a variety of forms.
Notice that it is actually a tetromino, made of unit cubes.
As you rotate tetrominos - the four-cubed shaped blocks that constitute the basic components of "Tetris" - the music responds with grace notes that harmonize what you're doing with what you hear.
Doing so causes the tetrominos to stop falling until you input your directions.
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Find all the mathematically distinct polyominoes up to five squares at a time: monominoes, dominoes, trominoes, tetrominoes, and pentominoes.
In one version, Tumbling Tetrominoes, which is included in Clements, Russell et al.
The task is to fix a broken bridge by fitting shapes, tetrominoes, into place.
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