verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of splotch
Words nearby splotch
Example sentences from the Web for splotch
In the sun’s case, those dark splotches, called sunspots, mark the sites of magnetic activity on the surface.
The December image shows a dark splotch, a dimming, over Betelgeuse’s southern hemisphere.
The team points to splotches of color on leaves of tobacco plants carrying the cotton genes as likely evidence they’ll take.Scientists Gene-Hack Cotton Plants to Make Them Every Color of the Rainbow|Jason Dorrier|August 11, 2020|Singularity Hub
Doesn't splotch, as Blount writes, "explode from the mouth and make an unmissable mess of itself"?
The yellow box in which Lil carried her costumes was a splotch of color against the white fur robes.The Girls of Central High on the Stage|Gertrude W. Morrison
A splotch of blood showed on his head just back of the ear, where he had crashed against a corner of the chest.The Woman Gives|Owen Johnson
Sam O'Neill stood picking at a splotch on the ancient plaster, with strong, yellow-gloved hands.V. V.'s Eyes|Henry Sydnor Harrison
On her finger was a huge emerald ring, a splotch of crème de menthe spilt on the whiteness of her hand.Balloons|Elizabeth Bibesco
The Confederate was on his back; his jacket was open; his shirt showed a great red splotch right on his breast.Who Goes There?|Blackwood Ketcham Benson