|1.||to draw, engrave, or paint using dots or flecks|
|2.||to apply paint, powder, etc, to (something) with many light dabs|
|3.||to give (wet paint, cement, etc) a granular effect|
|4.||the technique of stippling or a picture produced by or using stippling|
|[C18: from Dutch stippelen, from stippen to prick, from stip point]|
stippling stip·pling (stĭp'lĭng)
A speckling of a blood cell or other structure with fine dots when exposed to a basic stain as a result of the presence of free basophil granules in the cell protoplasm.
The orange-peel appearance of normal gums.