What is tessellation? - Definition from WhatIs.com
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A tessellation is a design that uses repeating interlocking shapes without overlapping or gaps. In computer graphics, tessellation is the process of breaking down the surface of a 3-D image into simpler polygons such as triangles or quadrilaterals.

This was last updated in October 2009
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