Pronunciation: (stip'ul), [key]
—v., -pled, -pling,
to paint, engrave, or draw by means of dots or small touches.
1. the method of painting, engraving, etc., by stippling.
2. stippled work; a painting, engraving, or the like, executed by means of dots or small spots.
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