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”


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


(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


A diminutive of the female given name Dorothy


• DTO, ODT, OTD, TOD, Tod, tod

Etymology 1


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


• (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


• centered dot

• centred dot

• middle dot

• polka dot


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).


• stipple



Dot product of the previous vector and the following vector.

Coordinate terms

• cross

• ·

Etymology 2


dot (plural dots)

(US, Louisiana) A dowry.


• DTO, ODT, OTD, TOD, Tod, tod

Proper noun


Initialism of Department of Transportation. or Department of Transport


(Department of Transport[ation])

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


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.


• 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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