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photomosaic Syllabification: pho·to·mo·sa·ic
Pronunciation: /ˌfōdōmōˈzāik/

Definition of photomosaic in English:

noun

A large-scale detailed picture or map built up by combining photographs of small areas.
Example sentences
  • In a scientist's photomosaic taken in 1972, wetlands along the Five Mile River included a small island surrounded by thin ribbons of water and covered in grasses that typify a healthy New England salt marsh.
  • Polished resin-embedded thin sections were prepared from these cores and then used to compile a ×20 photomosaic of the sediment fabrics from the entire White Stone Band.

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