Definition of “stipple” - English Dictionary

“stipple” in British English

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stippleverb [ T ]

uk /ˈstɪp.əl/ us /ˈstɪp.əl/ specialized

to draw or paint something using small spots or marks:

She tried to create the impression of strong sunlight by stippling the canvas in yellow and white.
figurative The evening sky was stippled with a few wisps of low-lying clouds.
noun [ U ] uk /ˈstɪp.əl.ɪŋ/ us /ˈstɪp.əl.ɪŋ/ specialized

the activity of drawing or painting using small spots or marks

(Definition of “stipple” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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