V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: 1. in art, a detailed pattern made from many different tiles or pieces; 2. something made up of a variety of elements

Synonyms: pattern, composite, mixture


Tips: A mosaic can be made up of pieces of glass or tile and is often used in furniture, like tables or floors, or decorative windows. Mosaic can also refer to anything that's made up of many various elements to form a single composite. Mosaic is also the name for a particular plant disease.

Usage Examples:

The artist specializes in mosaics incorporating various colors of glass and tile. (patterns, composites)

Katie teaches in an ethnically diverse neighborhood and her classroom is a mosaic of children from various cultures. (composite, mixture)

The beautiful tile mosaic in the entry way was one of the things I loved about the house. (pattern, composite)

New York City, with all of its diversity, is a cultural and social mosaic. (composite, mixture)

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