Definition of Mottling

1. Noun. The act of coloring with areas of different shades.

Generic synonyms: Marking
Derivative terms: Mottle, Mottle



Definition of Mottling

1. Verb. (present participle of mottle) ¹

2. Noun. spots or blotches of different shades or colours ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mottling

1. mottle [v] - See also: mottle

Medical Definition of Mottling

1. An area of skin comprised of macular lesions of varying shades or colours. Origin: E. Motley, variegated in colour (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mottling

mottes
motti
mottier
mottiest
mottis
mottle
mottled
mottled duck
mottled ducks
mottled enamel
mottled mallard
mottled mallards
mottler
mottlers
mottles
mottling (current term)
mottlings
motto
mottoed
mottoes
mottos
mottramite
motts
motty
motu
motu proprio
motu proprios
motuca
motucas
motukoreaite

Literary usage of Mottling

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1. Chemical Technology; Or, Chemistry in Its Applications to the Arts and by Edmund Ronalds, Thomas Richardson, Henry Watts, Friedrich Ludwig Knapp (1863)
"Marbling or mottling of this kind is not dependent upon the production of Curd ... It is evident, that this kind of mottling has nothing whatever to do with ..."

2. Treatise on Ceramic Industries: A Complete Manual for Pottery, Tile and ...by Emile Bourry, Wilton P. Rix by Emile Bourry, Wilton P. Rix (1901)
"... for mottling White or Light Coloured Papers; Colours suitable for Cotton; Colours specially suitable for Jute Dyeing: Colours suitable for Wool Fibres. ..."

3. Lubricating Oils, Fats and Greases: Their Origin, Preparation, Properties ...by George Henry Hurst by George Henry Hurst (1902)
"... for mottling White or Light Coloured Papers; Colours suitable for Cotton; Colours specially suitable for Jute Dyeing; Colours suitable for Wool Fibres. ..."

4. The Chemical Technology of Textile Fibres: Their Origin, Structure ...by Georg von Georgievics by Georg von Georgievics (1902)
"... Jute and Wool Half-stuff for mottling White or Light Coloured Papers; Colours suitable for Cotton; Colours specially suitable for Jute Dyeing; ..."

5. Timber: A Comprehensive Study of Wood in All Its Aspects, Commercial and ...by Paul Charpentier, Joseph Kennell, tr by Paul Charpentier, Joseph Kennell, tr (1902)
"... Jute and Wool Half-stuff for mottling White or Light Coloured Papers; Colours suitable for Cotton; Colours specially suitable for Jute Dyeing; ..."

6. Iron Corrosion: Anti-fouling and Anti-corrosive Paintsby Louis Edgar Andés by Louis Edgar Andés (1900)
"... Jute and Wool Half-stuff for mottling White or Light Coloured Papers; Colours suitable for Cotton; Colours specially suitable for Jute Dyeing; ..."

7. Analysis of Resins, Balsams and Gum-resins: The Chemistry and Pharmacognosis ...by Karl Dieterich by Karl Dieterich (1901)
"... Jute and Wool Half-stuff for mottling White or Light Coloured Papers; Colours suitable for Cotton; Colours specially suitable for Jute Dyeing; ..."

8. Dictionary of Chemicals and Raw Products Used in the Manufacture of Paints ...by George Henry Hurst by George Henry Hurst (1901)
"... for mottling White or Light Coloured Papers; Colours suitable for Cotton: Colours specially suitable for Jute Dyeing: Colours suitable for Woo! Fibres. ..."

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