Definition of Mottles

1. Verb. (third-person singular of mottle) ¹



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Definition of Mottles

1. mottle [v] - See also: mottle

Medical Definition of Mottles

1. Spots or blotches of different colour or shades of colour interspersed within the dominant matrix colour in a soil layer. Distinct mottles are readily seen and easily distinguished from the colour of the matrix, prominent mottles are obvious and mottling is one of the outstanding features of the horizon. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mottles

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

Literary usage of Mottles

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1. Principles and Practice of Butter-making: A Treatise on the Chemical and by George Lewis McKay (1908)
"The most important thing to observe in order to prevent mottles is: (1) to have the buttermilk well washed out: (2) to have the salt thoroughly dissolved; ..."

2. The Butter Industry: Prepared for the Use of Creameries, Dairy Students and by Otto Frederick Hunziker (1920)
"In the case of mottles the butter is dappled with spots of lighter and deeper ... Causes and Prevention of mottles.—Extensive experiments by Hunziker and ..."

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