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tiling

[′tīl·iŋ]
(computer science)
Dividing an electronic display into two or more nonoverlapping areas that display the outputs of different programs being run concurrently on a computer.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Tiling can also be used to create the illusion that a room is bigger than it actually is.
TILING TIP IF you're doing the tiling yourself, it's a good idea to buy tile adhesive the same colour as the grout - you can get all-in-one ready mixed products.
"The tile was usually offloaded onto a hayrack and pulled alongside the tiling machine.
The Local Theorem for tilings yields a necessary and sufficient criterion for a tiling in [R.sup.d] to be crystallographic in terms of the number and the symmetries of k-th tile coronae in the tiling [7].
Exterior tiling must have a minimum 95% adhesion of the mortar to the back of the tile.
TILING TOURS The mathematicians noticed that the tilings always seem to contain a smaller, symmetrical shape, such as a square or isosceles triangle.
The effect was like ceramic tiles on a floor or a bathroom wall, and so it is called tiling. As you can see in this picture, the pieces of the pattern touch each other so there are no blank spaces.
Using these horizontal and vertical guides you can now start tiling the wall in rows.
The adhesive and grout must be suitable for where you're tiling - not all can be used in showers, for example - and the sort of tiles you're using.