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English verb: stipple

1. stipple (creation) engrave by means of dots and flicks


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)engrave, etch


Domain categoryart, artistic creation, artistic production

2. stipple (creation) make by small short touches that together produce an even or softly graded shadow, as in paint or ink


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)paint


Domain categoryart, artistic creation, artistic production

3. stipple (creation) apply (paint) in small dots or strokes


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)paint

4. stipple (contact) produce a mottled effect


SamplesThe sunlight stippled the trees.


Synonymsspeckle


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cloud, dapple, mottle









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