HyperDic: speckle

English > 3 senses of the word speckle:
NOUNattributespeckle, spot, dapple, patch, fleck, maculationa small contrasting part of something
VERBcontactspeckle, stippleproduce a mottled effect
contactspeckle, bespecklemark with small spots
speckle > pronunciation
Soundsspeh'kahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > speckle: 3 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningA small contrasting part of something.
Synonymsspot, dapple, 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
Verbsspecklemark with small spots
speckleproduce a mottled effect
English > speckle: 3 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningproduce a mottled effect.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymstipple
Broadermottle, dapple, cloudcolour with streaks or blotches of different shades
Nounsspecklea small contrasting part of something
English > speckle: 3 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningmark with small spots.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"speckle the wall with tiny yellow spots"
Synonymbespeckle
Broaderspot, fleck, blob, blotmake a spot or mark onto
Spanishmotear
Catalanclapar, clapejar
Nounsspecklea small contrasting part of something

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