HyperDic: maculation

English > 2 senses of the word maculation:
NOUNattributemaculation, spot, speckle, dapple, patch, flecka small contrasting part of something
actmaculation, staining, spottingthe act of spotting or staining something
English > maculation: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningA small contrasting part of something.
Synonymsspot, speckle, dapple, patch, fleck
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
English > maculation: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of spotting or staining something.
Synonymsstaining, spotting
Broadersoiling, soilure, dirtyingThe act of soiling something
Catalanmaculació, tacada
Verbsmaculatespot, stain, or pollute
maculatemake dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air

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