As adjectives the difference between spotted and sporadic
is that spotted
is discoloured by spots; stained while sporadic
is rare and scattered in occurrence.
As a verb spotted
Discoloured by spots; stained.
(no comparative or superlative ) Characterized by spots (used especially of animals and plants).
- the spotted hyena
* (discoloured by spots ): blotched, blotchy, stained, spotty
* spotted bowerbird
* spotted cucumber
* spotted dick
* spotted dolphin
* spotted eagle ray
* spotted fever
* spotted nothura
* spotted redshank
* spotted tree
Rare and scattered in occurrence.
Exhibiting random behavior; patternless.
* sporadic E layer