Meaning of STIPPLE in English

STIPPLE

— stippler , n.

/stip"euhl/ , v. , stippled, stippling , n.

v.t.

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 ]

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