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stipple in Painting and drawing topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstipplestip‧ple /ˈstɪpəl/ verb [transitive]  AVPPAINTto draw or paint a picture or pattern using short strokes or spots instead of linesstippled adjectivestippling noun [uncountable]→ See Verb table
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stippleThe result is an earthy look, which can be colour-rubbed, antiqued, stippled, crackle glazed or dragged.His face smashed a pane low down in the french window and went through, stippling Goldman's shoes with blood.The sphere was finely stippled, pocked here and there with hatches or spiked with communication towers.We made the non-slip surfaces by stippling the tops with a bass broom - a fairly new one works best.The walls were stippled with some kind of wartime stucco that had the texture of dried oatmeal.The dunes were stippled with the white heads and sore-burnt faces of the children.