HyperDic: dapple

English > 2 senses of the word dapple:
NOUNattributedapple, spot, speckle, patch, fleck, maculationa small contrasting part of something
VERBchangedapple, mottle, cloudcolour with streaks or blotches of different shades
English > dapple: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningA small contrasting part of something.
Synonymsspot, speckle, patch, fleck, maculation
Narrowerfacula, solar faculaA large bright spot on the sun's photosphere occurring most frequently in the vicinity of sunspots
faculaA bright spot on a planet
macule, maculaA patch of skin that is discolored but not usually elevated
nebula(pathology) a faint cloudy spot on the cornea
parhelion, mock sun, sundogA bright spot on the parhelic circle
plaque(pathology) a small abnormal patch on or inside the body
speck, pinpointA very small spot
splashA patch of bright color
sunspot, maculaA cooler darker spot appearing periodically on the sun's photosphere
worn spot, fretA spot that has been worn away by abrasion or erosion
BroadermarkingA pattern of marks
Spanishmancha, mota
Catalanclapa, mota, placa, taca
Verbsdapplecolour with streaks or blotches of different shades
English > dapple: 2 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningcolour with streaks or blotches of different shades.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsmottle, cloud
Narrowerharlequinvariegate with spots or marks
stipple, speckleproduce a mottled effect
Broaderspotmark with a spot or spots so as to allow easy recognition
Nounsdapplea small contrasting part of something

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