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Meaning of DOT

Pronunciation:  dât

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the shorter of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code
  2. [n]  a very small circular shape; "a row of points"; "draw lines between the dots"
  3. [v]  make a dot or dots
  4. [v]  mark with a dot; "dot your 'i's"
  5. [v]  distribute loosely; "He scattered gun powder under the wagon."
  6. [v]  scatter or intersperse like dots or studs; "Hills constellated with lights"
 

DOT is a 3 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: constellate, disperse, dit, dust, point, scatter, sprinkle, stud
 
 See Also: aerosolise, aerosolize, bespangle, cover, disc, discharge, disk, extend, international Morse code, mark, Morse, Morse code, plash, radiotelegraphic signal, saucer, spatter, splash, splatter, splosh, spray, swash, telegraphic signal, write

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Dot\, n. [F., fr. L. dos, dotis, dowry. See {Dower}, and
    cf. {Dote} dowry.] (Law)
    A marriage portion; dowry. [Louisiana]
    
    
  2. \Dot\, n. [Cf. AS. dott small spot, speck; of uncertain
    origin.]
    1. A small point or spot, made with a pen or other pointed
       instrument; a speck, or small mark.
    
    2. Anything small and like a speck comparatively; a small
       portion or specimen; as, a dot of a child.
    
    
  3. \Dot\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dotted}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Dotting}.]
    1. To mark with dots or small spots; as, to dot a line.
    
    2. To mark or diversify with small detached objects; as, a
       landscape dotted with cottages.
    
    
  4. \Dot\, v. i.
    To make dots or specks.
    
    
 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

decimal point.

See also dot file, dot notation.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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