dot
Pronunciation Noun

dot (plural dots)

  1. A small, round spot.
    a dot of colour
  2. (grammar) A punctuation mark used to indicate the end of a sentence or an abbreviated part of a word; a full stop; a period.
  3. A point used as a diacritical mark above or below various letters of the Latin script, as in Ȧ, Ạ, Ḅ, Ḃ, Ċ.
  4. (mathematics) A symbol used for separating the fractional part of a decimal number from the whole part, for indicating multiplication or a scalar product, or for various other purposes.
  5. One of the two symbols used in Morse code.
  6. (obsolete) A lump or clot.
  7. Anything small and like a speck comparatively; a small portion or specimen.
    a dot of a child
  8. (cricket, informal) A dot ball.
  9. (MLE) buckshot, projectile from a "dotty" or shotgun
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Synonyms Translations Translations Translations Translations Translations Translations Verb

dot (dots, present participle dotting; past and past participle dotted)

  1. (transitive) To cover with small spots (of some liquid).
    His jacket was dotted with splashes of paint.
  2. (transitive) To add a dot (the symbol) or dots to.
    Dot your is and cross your ts.
  3. To mark by means of dots or small spots.
    to dot a line
  4. To mark or diversify with small detached objects.
    to dot a landscape with cottages
  5. (colloquial) To punch (a person).
Synonyms Preposition
  1. Dot product of the previous vector and the following vector.
    The work is equal to F dot Δx.
Noun

dot (plural dots)

  1. (US, Louisiana) A dowry.
    • 1919, William Somerset Maugham, The Moon and Sixpence, chapter 53
      "Have you the pictures still?" I asked.
      "Yes; I am keeping them till my daughter is of marriageable age, and then I shall sell them. They will be her dot."
    • 1927, Anna Bowman Dodd, Talleyrand: the Training of a Statesman:
      As a bride, Madame de Talleyrand had brought a small dot of fifteen thousand francs to the family fund.
Related terms
Dot
Proper noun
  1. A female given name

DOT
Proper noun
  1. Initialism of Department of Transportation or Department of Transport
Noun

dot

  1. Initialism of Disodium octaborate tetrahydrate
  2. (video games) Initialism of damage over time
    Antonyms: HOT
  3. (by extension, video games) A weapon or ability that deals damage over time as opposed to or in addition to direct damage.



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