speckle

  • 1 speckle — ● speckle nom féminin (anglais speckle, tacheture) Synonyme de granularité. ● speckle (expressions) nom féminin (anglais speckle, tacheture) Interférométrie speckle, synonyme de interférométrie des tavelures. ● speckle (synonymes) nom féminin …

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  • 2 Speckle — Spec kle, n. [Dim. of speck; cf. D. spikkel.] A little or spot in or anything, of a different substance or color from that of the thing itself. [1913 Webster] An huge great serpent, all with speckles pied. Spebser. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3 Speckle — Spec kle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Speckled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Speckling}.] To mark with small spots of a different color from that of the rest of the surface; to variegate with spots of a different color from the ground or surface. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4 speckle — (v.) c.1400 (implied in speckled), probably related to O.E. specca small spot, speck (see SPECK (Cf. speck)) or from a related Middle Dutch or Middle High German word. Related: Speckled; speckling. The noun is first attested mid 15c …

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  • 5 speckle — vb *spot, spatter, sprinkle, mottle, fleck, stipple, marble, spangle, bespangle …

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  • 6 speckle — ► NOUN ▪ a small spot or patch of colour. ► VERB ▪ mark with speckles. DERIVATIVES speckled adjective. ORIGIN Dutch spekkel …

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  • 7 speckle — [spek′əl] n. [ME spakle, dim. of specke,SPECK] a small mark of contrasting color; speck vt. speckled, speckling to mark with speckles …

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  • 8 Speckle — Als Specklemuster, Lichtgranulation oder kurz Speckle werden die körnigen Interferenzphänomene bezeichnet, die sich bei hinreichend kohärenter Beleuchtung optisch rauer Objektoberflächen (Unebenheiten in der Größenordnung der Wellenlänge)… …

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  • 9 speckle — UK [ˈspek(ə)l] / US noun [countable, usually plural] Word forms speckle : singular speckle plural speckles one of a number of small spots or marks on a surface a black bird with white speckles …

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  • 10 Speckle — Tavelure (optique) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Tavelure. Un exemple de tavelures obtenues avec un laser vert. Les tavelures ou chatoiement (speckle …

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  • 11 speckle — speck·le || spekl n. speckle, small spot, dot v. mark with small spots, dot, speck, fleck, stain …

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  • 12 speckle — raibumas statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. speckle vok. Fleckenstruktur, f rus. спекл, m pranc. tacheture, f …

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  • 13 speckle — I. noun Etymology: Middle English; akin to Old English specca Date: 15th century a little speck (as of color) II. transitive verb (speckled; speckling) Date: 15th century 1. to mark with speckles 2. to be distributed in or on like speckles …

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  • 14 speckle — speckledness, n. /spek euhl/, n., v., speckled, speckling. n. 1. a small speck, spot, or mark, as on skin. 2. speckled coloring or marking. v.t. 3. to mark with or as with speckles. [1400 50; late ME; see SPECK, LE] * * * …

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  • 15 speckle — 1. noun a) A small spot or speck on the skin, plumage or foliage. b) The random distribution of light when it is scattered by a rough surface …

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  • 16 speckle — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. spot, sp[l]atter, speck. See littleness, imperfection. II (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To mark with many small spots: bespeckle, besprinkle, dapple, dot, fleck, freckle, mottle, pepper, speck,… …

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  • 17 speckle — speck|le [ spekl ] noun count usually plural one of a number of small spots or marks on a surface: a black bird with white speckles …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 speckle — noun a small spot or patch of colour. verb mark with speckles. Derivatives speckled adjective Origin ME: from MDu. spekkel …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 19 speckle — noun (plural) small marks or spots covering a background of a different colour …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 speckle — speck·le …

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