verb. mark with spots or blotches of different color or shades of color as if stained.
- colour in
- color in
- stand still
noun. an irregular arrangement of patches of color.
- chromatic color
- achromatic color
verb. colour with streaks or blotches of different shades.
Sentences with mottle
1. Noun, singular or mass
The first symptom of citrus greening is an uneven yellowing on leaves, called "blotchy mottle," which spreads across the tree over a year or less.
The paint may not be evenly distributed inside the balloon, but the mottle effect will add visual interest.
3. Verb, base form
Use a sponge brush to mottle the black and brown in light layers until you achieve the level of rust color for which you are looking.