Meaning of STIPPLE in English


v. & n.

v. 1 tr. & intr. draw or paint or engrave etc. with dots instead of lines. 2 tr. roughen the surface of (paint, cement, etc.).

n. 1 the process or technique of stippling. 2 the effect of stippling. stippler n. stippling n.

[ Du. stippelen frequent. of stippen to prick f. stip point ]

Concise Oxford English dictionary.      Краткий оксфордский словарь английского языка.