Definitions for: Dot


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



Webster (1913) Definition: Dot, n. [F., fr. L. dos, dotis, dowry. See Dower, and
cf. Dote dowry.] (Law)
A marriage portion; dowry. [Louisiana]


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.


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.


Dot, v. i.
To make dots or specks.

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

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