Definition Of maculate

adjective

mark with a spot or spots; stain.

Little dirty hands had maculated the lower part of the walls with mud, gouache and colour pencils.

spotted or stained.

Stromatoporoids with maculate microstructure constituted the family Stromatoporidae, whereas those with more solid-looking microstructure constituted four other families.

Example Of maculate

  • He had his most memorable moment in Sweden in 2007 during the World Championship, where he was dressed in the maculate pattern race suit.

  • He suggested that maculate or melanospheric microstructure may have evolved from [micro-] reticulate microstructure, but indicated the need for more information to verify this conclusion.

  • Little dirty hands had maculated the lower part of the walls with mud, gouache and colour pencils.

  • Nantes-based artist Jackie Dumonteil has designed a blue and white spray-paint maculation of the inner, corrugated surface.

  • Objects were painted to either simulate the color and maculation of Brownheaded Cowbirds eggs (i.e., off-white background with brown speckles [see Harrison 1978) or they were painted immaculate white.


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