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Patterns and arrangements

arabesque

noun

a pattern of curved lines used as decoration

argyle

noun

a pattern on clothing such as socks or sweaters, consisting of different colored diamond shapes

arrangement

noun

a set of things that have been arranged to look attractive

arrangement

noun

the way that things are arranged in a particular order or pattern

array

noun

an arrangement of numbers and symbols organized in rows and columns, used when writing computer programs

articulation

noun

the ways in which the different parts of a structure or system are connected

check

noun

a pattern of squares, usually of two colors

chronology

noun

the order in which a series of events happened or will happen

coloration

noun

the colors of something, or the pattern made by its colors

column

noun

a series of short lines of writing or numbers arranged one below the other on a page

configuration

noun

the way in which the different parts of something are arranged

configuration

noun

the way that the different parts of something form a particular shape

crisscross

noun

a pattern of straight lines that cross each other

crosshatching

noun

a pattern of parallel lines that are drawn across each other, used especially in drawings for showing dark areas

design

noun

the way that something is made so that it works in a certain way or has a certain appearance

design

noun

a pattern that decorates something

disposition

noun

the order or arrangement of something

doodle

noun

a pattern or picture that you draw when you are bored or are thinking about other things

echelon

noun

an arrangement of soldiers, ships, or aircraft in which each one is slightly to the right or left of the one in front

geometry

noun

the way in which different things are arranged in relation to each other

graduated

adjective

organized according to a series of levels

grain

noun

the arrangement, pattern, or direction of fibers in substances such as wood, stone, cloth, or paper

grid

noun

a pattern of straight lines that cross each other to form squares

grid

noun

metal bars arranged in a pattern of straight lines

herringbone

noun

a pattern made of parallel rows of “V”s, often found in wooden floors or in brick walls

hierarchy

noun

a series of things arranged according to their importance

intricacy

noun

a complicated and detailed form or pattern

lattice

noun

a pattern or shape with sets of parallel lines that cross over each other

layout

noun

the way in which the different parts of something are arranged

layout

noun

the way in which something such as a room, building, or city is arranged

linkage

noun

a physical connection, or a system of connections

marking

noun

a pattern of natural marks on the surface of something, especially the skin, fur, or feathers of an animal or bird

marking

noun

a pattern of marks painted on the surface of something such as a road or a military vehicle or aircraft

matrix

noun

an arrangement of connected things

mosaic

noun

a pattern or picture made of many small colored pieces of stone, glass, etc.

motif

noun

a shape or pattern that is repeated in a design or decoration

network

noun

a system of lines or similar things such as roads or wires that are connected to each other

order

noun

the way in which a set of things is arranged or done, so that it is clear which thing is first, second, third, etc.

organization

noun

the way in which the different parts of something are combined or arranged

organogram

noun

a drawing or plan that gives the names and job titles of all the staff in an organization or department, showing how they are connected to each other

paisley

noun

a pattern of different curved shapes in different colors on cloth

patch

noun

an area that is different from what surrounds it

patchwork

noun

a pattern that things make when you look at them from a long way away

pattern

noun

a set of lines, shapes, or colors that are repeated regularly

pattern

noun

a set of movements that are repeated regularly

patterning

noun

patterns or designs on something

pinstripe

noun

a thin line woven into cloth

polka dot

noun

a round spot printed as part of a pattern on cloth or paper

presentation

noun

the way in which something is shown, arranged, explained, etc.

rhythm

noun

a regular pattern in nature or in life

rhythm

noun

a pattern in a work of art that makes it beautiful

rib

noun

a pattern of parallel lines in a piece of clothing knitted using wool

ribbing

noun

a pattern of raised vertical lines in a knitted piece of clothing, allowing it to be stretched in certain places

ripple

noun

something that looks like a wave

rosette

noun

a decoration or pattern in the shape of a rose

rotary

adjective

with parts that turn around a fixed point

sequence

noun

a set of related things that happen or are arranged in a particular order

sequence

noun

the order in which a set of things happens or is arranged

starburst

noun

a shape or pattern of lines coming out from a center point like the rays of a star

stripe

noun

a line of one color on a background of a different color

structure

noun

the way in which the parts of something are organized or arranged into a whole

substructure

noun

a structure or an organization that forms the most basic part of something

sunburst

noun

a pattern or decoration with lines like rays of light coming out from a center

swirl

noun

a pattern or object formed by something moving in a circle

tartan

noun

a pattern of colorful lines and squares on cloth that is typical of Scotland

test card

noun

a test pattern

test pattern

noun

a pattern of lines and colors that you see on your television screen when there are no programs

trace

noun

a pattern that a machine makes on a screen or piece of paper when it is recording an electrical signal

tracery

noun

a pattern of curving lines in the stone above a church window

tracery

noun

a pattern made by narrow lines or objects crossing each other

transfer

noun

a piece of paper with a design or picture that you print on another surface using heat and pressure

watermark

noun

a hidden design on a piece of paper that you can only see when you hold the paper up near a light

weave

noun

the pattern that is formed in a cloth when it is woven

whorl

noun

a circular pattern made by a line that continues to go around and around

linearity

noun

variegation

noun

pre-roll

a video advertisement that appears immediately before an online video

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