Definitions for "Mosaic tile"
tile less than six square inches made of porcelain or clay composition. May come in squares, octagons, hexagons or random shapes — mounted for ease of installation.
Small ceramic tiles usually made of porcelain or glass that are mounted on a backing for ease of installation. Mosaic tiles are often used to create patterns on walls and floors, or as accent trim around room edges.
Formed by either dust-pressed or plastic method, usually 1/4" to 3/8" thick with a facial area of less than six square inches. Made of porcelain or natural clay composition, in plain or with an abrasive mixture throughout.