English version

mosaic in Visual topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmosaicmo‧sa‧ic /məʊˈzeɪ-ɪk $ moʊ-/ ●○○ noun 🔊 🔊 1 [countable, uncountable]AV a pattern or picture made by fitting together small pieces of coloured stone, glass etc 🔊 rooms decorated with wall paintings and mosaics 🔊 a 3rd-century Roman mosaic floor2 [countable usually singular]CF a group of different things that exist next to each other or togethermosaic of 🔊 The forest floor was a mosaic of autumn colours. 🔊 the complex mosaic of world cultures
Examples from the Corpus
mosaicThe novel's quest-story takes us into a mosaic of texts, parodies, translations, allusions and fragmentary quotations.Chahine Yavroyan's sound-design is a mosaic of distant gunfire, creaking hulks and elegiac music.Portal sculptures, wall paintings and mosaics created in each church a pictorial record of the Bible stories and teaching.The apse mosaics have a gold background and are of early type, being stiff and formal in design.These discrepancies are better highlighted by the difference mosaic shown as Fig. 11.She clumped across the star-patterned mosaic towards the walk-in cupboard where the ski-gear was kept.a Roman stone mosaic floorIt is difficult to believe therefore, that one of these mosaics was not influenced by the other.In some respects this mosaic appears also to have been influenced by pavements in the western part of the province.mosaic ofPlanted last fall, the garden is a mosaic of colors.