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Definition 1: produce a mottled effect - [verb of contact]

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

  • The sunlight stippled the trees

Synonyms for stipple in the sense of this definition

(stipple is a kind of ...) colour with streaks or blotches of different shades

Definition 2: engrave by means of dots and flicks - [verb of creation]

(stipple is a kind of ...) carve or cut into a block used for printing or print from such a block

"engrave a letter"

(stipple belongs to category ...) the creation of beautiful or significant things

"art does not need to be innovative to be good" "I was never any good at art" "he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully"

Definition 3: make by small short touches that together produce an even or softly graded shadow, as in paint or ink - [verb of creation]

(stipple is a kind of ...) make a painting

"he painted all day in the garden" "He painted a painting of the garden"

(stipple belongs to category ...) the creation of beautiful or significant things

"art does not need to be innovative to be good" "I was never any good at art" "he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully"

Definition 4: apply (paint) in small dots or strokes - [verb of creation]

(stipple is a kind of ...) make a painting

"he painted all day in the garden" "He painted a painting of the garden"

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