a fabric-printing method in which the ground color is transferred from the cylinder and the motif retains the original hue of the cloth.
a large, irregular spot or blot. Plant Pathology. a diseased, discolored spot or area on a plant. a disease so characterized, usually accompanied by cankers and lesions. a skin eruption; blemish. to mark with blotches; blot, spot, or blur: The floor of the forest was blotched with cool, dark moss. Textiles. of or relating to […]
having blotches: a blotchy complexion. resembling a blotch. Contemporary Examples George R.R. Martin’s Top 10 Fantasy Films George R.R. Martin April 10, 2011 Historical Examples The Little Colonel in Arizona Annie Fellows Johnston Weighed and Wanting George MacDonald Scientific American Supplement No. 275 Various The Library of Work and Play: Mechanics, Indoors and Out Fred […]
a spot or stain, especially of ink on paper. a blemish on a person’s character or reputation: He had been haunted by a blot on his past. Archaic. an erasure or obliteration, as in a writing. to spot, stain, soil, or the like. to darken; make dim; obscure or eclipse (usually followed by out): We […]
a piece of blotting paper used to absorb excess ink, to protect a desk top, etc. a book in which transactions or events, as sales or arrests, are recorded as they occur: a police blotter. Machinery. a soft washer of blotting paper or felt for cushioning a brittle object against shock or pressure or for […]