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Mottle

Discoloration in processed food, which can be unappetizing and may result in the return of the food to the store for a refund.
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Orange, red and brownish mottling is typical for secondary iron oxides and hydroxides that accumulate in aerobic and seasonally anaerobic zones of ASS (Fitzpatrick and Shand 2008).
Whatever the techniques med, it is clear that this fire clouding or mottling was deliberately produced for aesthetic effect.
95%) demonstrated some degree of enamel mottling, which ranged from chalky-white patches on the enamel surfaces, to brown staining and surface irregularities.
Within the lateritic domain, the `plinthic on crest' and `plinthic on slope' subsystems differ in their mottling, cutans and glaebules, in their structure development, and probably in their hydrologic behaviour.
The film is particularly suitable for UV flexo printing, offering excellent printability, ink adhesion and a greatly reduced risk of ink mottling.
There's also a great variety of more showy hybrids, such as the Excelsior group, which are tall and come in a variety of colours including white, yellow, pink, purple and red, with maroon mottling inside each bell.
There was no clear relation between the degree of strong brown mottling in the A- and E-horizons and duration of saturation of those horizons.
This majestic tree, which may reach a height of 80 feet, is recognizable by the flat top of its canopy and the attractive mottling of its bark.
The enhancement of skin will decrease the amount of wrinkling, roughness, dryness, laxity, sallowness, or pigmentary mottling in skin.