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stippling

[′stip·liŋ]
(graphic arts)
Graduation of shading by numerous separate touches; shadow areas on charts, for instance, are sometimes indicated by numerous dots decreasing in density as the depth increases.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

stippling

Dotted or pebbly-textured finish of any kind.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Stippling only occurs when the barrel of a gun is less than 60 centimeters (approximately two feet) from the target.
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