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3 definitions found
 for stippled
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              The interlaying of small pieces can not altogether
              avoid a broken, stippled, spotty effect. --Milman.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To paint, as in water colors, by small, short touches
        which together produce an even or softly graded surface.
        [1913 Webster] Stipple

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

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

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  34 Moby Thesaurus words for "stippled":
     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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