from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of stipple.
- n. A stippled pattern.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In the fine arts, dotted work of any kind, whether executed with the brush-point, the pencil, or the stipple-graver.
- n. In ophthalmol., an appearance of the retina as if thickly dotted with light and dark points.
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In the preliminary hearing for Cara Cottle, 31, evidence from Smiler's autopsy revealed that one of his hands had gunpowder residue and "stippling," indicating that his hand was near the muzzle of the rifle that killed him.
Antonio was the inventor of the method of "stippling," as the finishing with minute points of colour is technically called, which was brought to such perfection by Clovio and his scholars and imitators.
Magoch's autopsy report listed possible "stippling," or gunshot residue, on the skin beneath Magoch's left sideburn where the bullet entered.
Obviously meant to look like a real magazine's cover photo, the Flash portrait was created using a very methodical technique called "stippling", which uses thousands of ink dots to simulate a face's subtle contours and shadowing.
"stippling" lightly the remainder of the rock with the same.
Practical Taxidermy A manual of instruction to the amateur in collecting, preserving, and setting up natural history specimens of all kinds. To which is added a chapter upon the pictorial arrangement of museums. With additional instructions in modelling and artistic taxidermy.
The other surface reveals a smooth five-pointed star, its branches separated by the fine stippling of hundreds of tiny nodules.
We can add it to the Official Glossary of Procedural Terms containing all the words crime and medical shows have taught us: exsanguination, defenestration, contusion, hematoma, mass spectrometer, stippling, Sarcoidosis ….
Greenspun said gunshot residue tests showed stippling, from the gas and gunpowder of a gun barrel, on Smiler's right hand.
I'm no Michael Phelps, mind you, but I've certainly never felt my more hirsute friends 'pain when it comes to waxing eyebrows and upper lips, lasering off armpit hair and feeling compelled to shave every day -- sometimes twice within 24 hours -- to help mute the dark follicular stippling that insists on creeping across their legs like a bad rash mere moments after being chastised with a Venus.
Fairfax homicide Detective Robert Bond said the stippling, or burns from a close-range gunshot, and gunpowder residue on Smiler's hand could not have come from the trigger area of the World War II-era rifle.