marbling n : the intermixture of fat and lean in a cut of meat
- present participle of marble
Marbling is the quality of a surface that has streaks of color, like marble. For example:
- Faux Painting, Faux finishing or faux marbling, the art of painting walls or furniture to look like real marble.
- Paper marbling, a method of aqueous surface design in which paper or fabric is decorated with a spotted pattern similar to stone, as well as other swirled and combed patterns.
- Marbled meat, the pattern of fat in beef steaks