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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A spotted condition (as in basophilic red blood corpuscles, the retina in diseases of the eye, X rays of the lungs, bones).

Usage examples (37)
  • "stippling" lightly the remainder of the rock with the same.
  • The blood on her face had dried to a gro'tesque maroon stippling.
  • Have you thought of doing a stippling or meandering machine stitch?
  • The 19th-century impressionists had practically exhausted stippling. for more
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