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Stippled definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

STIPPLED, pp. Engraved with dots.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: having a pattern of dots [syn: dotted, flecked, specked, speckled, stippled]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Stipple Stip"ple, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stippled; p. pr. & vb. n. Stippling.] [D. stippelen to make points, to spot, dot, from stippel, dim. of stip a dot, spot.] 1. To engrave by means of dots, in distinction from engraving in lines. The interlaying of small pieces can not altogether avoid a broken, stippled, spotty effect. --Milman. 2. To paint, as in water colors, by small, short touches which together produce an even or softly graded surface.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

A surface that is stippled is covered with tiny spots. The room remains simple with bare, stippled green walls. ADJ

Moby Thesaurus

bespangled, blotched, blotchy, dotted, dotty, flea-bitten, flecked, fleckered, frecked, freckled, freckly, macular, maculate, maculated, patchy, peppered, pocked, pockmarked, pocky, pointille, pointillistic, polka-dot, punctated, spangled, specked, speckled, speckledy, speckly, splotched, splotchy, spotted, spotty, sprinkled, studded



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