- vt. （雕刻）点刻；点彩
- n. （绘画）点画；点刻法
- vi. 用点刻；用点画
来自荷兰语 stippelen,点画，点涂，反复格于 stippen,刺，打点，来自 stip,一点，来自 PIE*steip, 扩大形式于 PIE*stei,刺，插，词源同 stipple,sting,stimulus.后用于指一种绘画技巧。
- stipple (v.)
- "paint with dots," 1670s, from Dutch stippelen "to make points," frequentative of stippen "to prick, speckle," from stip "a point," perhaps ultimately from PIE root *st(e)ig- "pointed" (see stick (v.)), or from *steip- "to stick, compress." Related: Stippled; stippling.