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dapple

a spotted, mottled or irregularly pigmented coat color pattern, usually with darker colors on a lighter background, seen in some Dachshunds. A similar pigmentation pattern in longhaired dog breeds such as collies is usually called merle. Also occurs commonly in horses of any color, but is most striking in grays. May be noticeable only when the coat is short.
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Even in small woodland corners, make space for a rustic seat where you can relax and enjoy this dappled shady spot.
Dappled sun under tall trees is also an excellent microclimate for bulb growth.
To thrive they require a spot sheltered from the wind and which receives dappled shade rather than direct sunlight.
The lawn is dotted with poppies and dappled with chartreuse highlights, but the requisite church or cottage has been obliterated by a blinding white sky.
Palma's lively lighting helped to shape the composition with strategic light pools and dappled effects, articulated by stage fog.
MIDSOMER MURDERS: It's murder most picturesque as John Nettles returns as DC Barnaby to investigate yet more killings in the chocolate box, dappled sunshine setting of the Midsomer villages.
They are surprisingly easy to grow, provided they have dappled shade, leafy, gritty soil and are planted in an area which is not too dry.
Lighting dappled among trees and building elements infuses the sky, reinforcing the illusion of a romantic and magical day time setting.
She is searching for the Tgm1 in other soybean genes, especially those that act like corn genes known to harbor transposons and create a variegated pattern--for instance, dappled green and yellow coloration in the levels.
The PV cornices shade the building with dappled light and will be visible to pedestrians below.
Wild roses will thrive in any fertile, moist but well-drained soil in sun or light, dappled shade.
blanda, producing narrow petalled blue, white or pink blooms, which can be planted in full sun or I dappled shade, growing to around 6ins.