A design in which lines, shapes, forms or colours are repeated. E.g. Regular, irregular, repeat, tessellating, symmetrical, natural, geometric, rotation, grid, rhythm, decorative, border.

Pattern has three main meanings:

1) a decorative design, usually of a repeated motif or figure;

2) the composition or layout of an artwork;

3) the model or mould used for casting.

In the first kind of definition, visual forms, or motifs are repeated, often in a systematic manner, such as in the repeated geometric forms found in Islamic art.

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