stipple
1. [ verb ] (fine art) apply in small touches, of paint
Related terms: paint stippler
2. [ verb ] (fine art) make by small short touches that together produce an even or softly graded shadow, as in paint or ink
Related terms: paint art
3. [ verb ] (printing) engrave by means of dots and flicks
Related terms: engrave art
4. [ verb ] produce a mottled effect
Synonyms: speckle
Examples:

"The sunlight stippled the trees"

Related terms: mottle spot
Similar spelling:   stippler
  stippled
  stopple
  staple
  steeple
  stipule
  stapled
  stapler
  Staples
  Stapley
  stipulate
  staplegun
  Staphylea
  Stapleton
  Stapel
  staple_gun
  stable
  stifle
  steeply
  stepladder
  stabile
  Stabler
  stifled
  stifler
  stubble
  Stauble
  stapelia
  Stablein
  Styphelia
  Stiffler
  stoplight
  stubbled
  Steffler
  St_Fleur