verb (used with object), stip·pled, stip·pling.
noun Also stip·pling.
Words nearby stipple
Origin of stipple
OTHER WORDS FROM stipplestip·pler, nounun·stip·pled, adjective
Examples from the Web for stippling
Of course the stippling may be done after the work is dry, but it makes a better appearance if done before the rubbing with oil.Practical Graining|William E. (William Edmund) Wall
This stippling, though everywhere present, is not very strongly marked, and a first hasty glance might overlook it.The Science of the Stars|E. Walter Maunder
The miniatures should be nicely finished without any excessive laboured finish produced by stippling or other similar methods.Illumination and its Development in the Present Day|Sidney Farnsworth
After the stippling the graining may be done in oil by wiping out.Graining and Marbling|Frederick Maire
The best color we reach is got by stippling; but this is not quite right.The Elements of Drawing|John Ruskin