DOT

acid, back breaker, battery-acid, dose, dot, Elvis, loony toons, Lucy in the sky with diamonds, pane, superman, window pane, Zen

(noun) street name for lysergic acid diethylamide

dot, dit

(noun) the shorter of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code

point, dot

(noun) a very small circular shape; “a row of points”; “draw lines between the dots”

dot

(verb) mark with a dot; “dot your ‘i’s”

dot

(verb) make a dot or dots

scatter, sprinkle, dot, dust, disperse

(verb) distribute loosely; “He scattered gun powder under the wagon”

dot, stud, constellate

(verb) scatter or intersperse like dots or studs; “Hills constellated with lights”

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Proper noun

Dot

A diminutive of the female given name Dorothy

Anagrams

• DTO, ODT, OTD, TOD, Tod, tod

Etymology 1

Noun

dot (plural dots)

A small, round spot.

(grammar) A punctuation mark used to indicate the end of a sentence or an abbreviated part of a word; a full stop; a period.

A point used as a diacritical mark above or below various letters of the Latin script, as in Ȧ, Ạ, Ḅ, Ḃ, Ċ.

(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.

One of the two symbols used in Morse code.

(obsolete) A lump or clot.

Anything small and like a speck comparatively; a small portion or specimen.

(cricket, informal) A dot ball.

(Multicultural London English) buckshot, projectile from a "dotty" or shotgun

Synonyms

• (small spot): speck, spot

• (at the end of a sentence or abbreviation): full stop (British), period (US), point

• (as a diacritic): tittle (over the letters i and j)

• (mathematics, in a decimal): decimal point

• (in Morse code): dit

Hyponyms

• centered dot

• centred dot

• middle dot

• polka dot

Verb

dot (third-person singular simple present dots, present participle dotting, simple past and past participle dotted)

(transitive) To cover with small spots (of some liquid).

(transitive) To add a dot (the symbol) or dots to.

To mark by means of dots or small spots.

To mark or diversify with small detached objects.

(colloquial) To punch (a person).

Synonyms

• stipple

Preposition

dot

Dot product of the previous vector and the following vector.

Coordinate terms

• cross

• ·

Etymology 2

Noun

dot (plural dots)

(US, Louisiana) A dowry.

Anagrams

• DTO, ODT, OTD, TOD, Tod, tod

Proper noun

DOT

Initialism of Department of Transportation. or Department of Transport

Hyponyms

(Department of Transport[ation])

• (Ministry of Transport[ation]) MOT / M.O.T. / M. O. T. / MoT

Noun

DOT (countable and uncountable, plural DOTs)

Initialism of Disodium octaborate tetrahydrate.

(video games) Initialism of damage over time.

Antonym: HOT

(by extension, video games) A weapon or ability that deals damage over time as opposed to or in addition to direct damage.

Anagrams

• DTO, ODT, OTD, TOD, Tod, tod

Source: Wiktionary


Dot, n. Etym: [F., fr. L. dos, dotis, dowry. See Dower, and cf. Dote dowry.] (Law)

Definition: A marriage portion; dowry. [Louisiana]

Dot, n. Etym: [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.

Definition: To make dots or specks.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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