[ UK /tˈɛsəɹɐ/ ]
  1. a small square tile of stone or glass used in making mosaics
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How To Use tessera In A Sentence

  • History is selective, give us instead the whole mosaic, the tesserae, that we may judge if a period indeed has a pattern and is not merely a handful of coloured stones in the dust.
  • Next, we painted the surface with white gesso, which was used to reflect the colors of the glass tesserae (small pieces of mosaic glass) back into the room.
  • • And so, after months of protest marches, fan strikes and talk of an assault on human rights, the tessera del tifoso (fan ID card) will not be introduced this January after all. Football news, match reports and fixtures | guardian.co.uk
  • As for the other colours of the floor locally quarried chert was used for the purple, yellow and coral red tesserae. Stone Studies « Interactive Dig Sagalassos – City in the Clouds
  • Speaking of ways, by the way, there is such a thing as a tesseract. Film in Development Based on A Wrinkle in Time | /Film
  • The nave and porch were floored with plain red tesserae: in the apse was a simple mosaic panel in red, black and white. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3 "Brescia" to "Bulgaria"
  • Each tessera in these borderlines was labelled with a number written directly on the paraloid skin and a corresponding one on the 1: 1 drawing. Interactive Dig Sagalassos - Restoration Report 8
  • Tessera still owns patents for chip packaging that enable electronics miniaturization.
  • The small geometric components are as tangible as tesserae.
  • Her work obviously brings to mind the grids of Agnes Martin, as well as the linear networks of Terry Winters and even the painted tesserae of Shirley Goldfarb - though without the density of facture found in works by Winters and Goldfarb.
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