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synonyms for speckle

  • mottle
  • bespeckle
  • besprinkle
  • dab
  • dabble
  • dapple
  • fleck
  • freckle
  • pepper
  • pimple
  • speck
  • sprinkle
  • stipple
  • stud
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The markings differ greatly among species, ranging from small speckles near the wing’s base to extensive bands or panels spread across the entire wing.
CLIMATE CHANGE MAY ROB MALE DRAGONFLY WINGS OF THEIR DARK SPOTSJAKE BUEHLERJULY 14, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Rather than producing a crisp, steady beam, the laser casts a fuzzy patch of light full of randomly flickering speckles of brightness.
A NEW LASER-BASED RANDOM NUMBER GENERATOR IS THE FASTEST OF ITS KINDMARIA TEMMINGFEBRUARY 25, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
The same basic idea applies if you’re trying to pull up the shadows without introducing lots of ugly speckles known as digital noise.
HOW AND WHEN TO SHOOT WITH APPLE’S HIDDEN NEW PHOTO FORMATSTAN HORACZEKDECEMBER 16, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
A speckle-breasted thrush perched on a corner of the grey wall and poured his heart out.
PENELOPE'S EXPERIENCES IN SCOTLANDKATE DOUGLAS WIGGIN
In the systems published by Speckle of Strassburg in 1589 we find a distinct advance.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 10, SLICE 6VARIOUS
Then Grannie Malone put the broom under her and tried to lift her from her perch, but old Speckle had made up her mind to stay.
THE IRISH TWINSLUCY FITCH PERKINS
Eileen was flapping her apron in another, while Grannie Malone chased old Speckle with the broom.
THE IRISH TWINSLUCY FITCH PERKINS
Speckle was ready at the time set by Henny, who soon found a house and was back in an hour's time.
THE CHICKENS OF FOWL FARMLENA E. BARKSDALE
Fluffie laughed and told Speckle afterwards that Lady Featherly nearly had a fit when she saw it.
THE CHICKENS OF FOWL FARMLENA E. BARKSDALE
Speckle and her rooster, as Lady Fluff says, have a large and constantly increasing family, which now numbers fifteen.
THE CHICKENS OF FOWL FARMLENA E. BARKSDALE
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