Meaning of STIPPLE in English
— stippler , n.
/stip"euhl/ , v. , stippled, stippling , n.
1. to paint, engrave, or draw by means of dots or small touches.
n. Also, stippling .
2. the method of painting, engraving, etc., by stippling.
3. stippled work; a painting, engraving, or the like, executed by means of dots or small spots.
[ 1660-70; stippelen, freq. of stippen to dot, deriv. of stip dot ]
Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary. Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House . 2012