marbling: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (mär'bling), [key]
— n.
  1. the act, process, or art of coloring or staining in imitation of variegated marble.
  2. an appearance like that of variegated marble.
  3. the intermixture of fat with lean in a cut of meat, which contributes to flavor and tenderness.
  4. marblelike decoration on the paper edges, lining, or binding boards of a book.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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