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Definition 1: a small contrasting part of something - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where dapple or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a bald spot
  • a leopard's spots
  • a patch of clouds
  • patches of thin ice
  • a fleck of red

Synonyms for dapple in the sense of this definition

(dapple is a kind of ...) a pattern of marks

(... is a kind of dapple ) a large bright spot on the sun's photosphere occurring most frequently in the vicinity of sunspots

(... is a kind of dapple ) a cooler darker spot appearing periodically on the sun's photosphere; associated with a strong magnetic field

(... is a kind of dapple ) a bright spot on the parhelic circle; caused by diffraction by ice crystals

"two or more parhelia are usually seen at once"

(... is a kind of dapple ) a patch of skin that is discolored but not usually elevated; caused by various diseases

(... is a kind of dapple ) (pathology) a small abnormal patch on or inside the body

(... is a kind of dapple ) a spot that has been worn away by abrasion or erosion

(... is a kind of dapple ) a patch of bright color

"her red hat gave her outfit a splash of color"

(... is a kind of dapple ) (pathology) a faint cloudy spot on the cornea

(... is a kind of dapple ) a very small spot

"the plane was just a speck in the sky"

(... is a kind of dapple ) a bright spot on a planet

Definition 2: colour with streaks or blotches of different shades - [verb of change]

Synonyms for dapple in the sense of this definition

(dapple is a kind of ...) mark with a spot or spots so as to allow easy recognition

"spot the areas that one should clearly identify"

(... is a kind of dapple ) variegate with spots or marks

"His face was harlequined with patches"

(... is a kind of dapple ) produce a mottled effect

"The sunlight stippled the trees"

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