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Noun: mottling  mó-tu-ling
  1. The act of colouring with areas of different shades
Verb: mottle  mó-t(u)l
  1. Mark with spots or blotches of different colour or shades of colour as if stained
    - streak, blotch
  2. Colour with streaks or blotches of different shades
    - dapple, cloud

Derived forms: mottlings

Type of: color [US], color in [US], colorise [Brit], colorize [US], colour [Brit, Cdn], colour in [Brit, Cdn], colourise [Brit], colourize [Brit, Cdn], marking, spot

Encyclopedia: Mottling