Associations to the word «Dot»


DOT, noun. A small spot.
DOT, noun. (grammar) A punctuation mark used to indicate the end of a sentence or an abbreviated part of a word; a full stop; a period.
DOT, noun. A diacritical mark comprised of a small opaque circle above or below any of various letters of the Latin script. Examples include: Ȧ, Ạ, Ḅ, Ḃ, Ċ, etc.
DOT, noun. (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.
DOT, noun. One of the two symbols used in Morse code.
DOT, noun. (obsolete) A lump or clot.
DOT, noun. Anything small and like a speck comparatively; a small portion or specimen.
DOT, noun. (cricket) (informal) A dot ball.
DOT, verb. (transitive) To cover with small spots (of some liquid).
DOT, verb. (transitive) To add a dot (the symbol) or dots to.
DOT, verb. To mark by means of dots or small spots.
DOT, verb. To mark or diversify with small detached objects.
DOT, preposition. Dot product of the previous vector and the following vector.
DOT, noun. (US) (Louisiana) A dowry.
DOT, proper noun. Diminutive of the female given name Dorothy.
DOT, acronym. Department of Transportation
DOT, acronym. Disodium octaborate tetrahydrate
DOT, acronym. (gaming) Damage over time
DOT, acronym. (by extension) (gaming) A weapon or ability that deals damage over time as opposed to or in addition to direct damage.
DOT BALL, noun. (cricket) A ball off which no runs are scored and no wicket is taken; recorded in the scorebook using a dot.
DOT BALLS, noun. Plural of dot ball
DOT BOMB, noun. (informal) A failed dot-com company.
DOT COM, noun. Alternative spelling of dot-com
DOT DOT DOT, interjection. (colloquial) Ellipsis, the punctuation indicating omission.
DOT MATRIX, noun. A two-dimensional pattern of dots used to represent alphanumeric characters and pictures.
DOT MATRIX, adjective. (Of a printer) which prints by stamping an array of tiny dots onto the paper
DOT MATRIX PRINTER, noun. A type of printer that prints characters using an array of small wires that produce an array of dots when striking the paper
DOT MATRIX PRINTERS, noun. Plural of dot matrix printer
DOT PAINTING, noun. A style of Australian Aboriginal painting using coloured dots.
DOT PRODUCT, noun. (linear algebra) A scalar product.
DOT PRODUCTS, noun. Plural of dot product
DOT RELEASE, noun. (computing) (programming) A planned minor release or bugfix for a software package, especially when the version number has not been decided.
DOT THE I'S AND CROSS THE T'S, verb. (idiomatic) To take care of every detail, even minor ones; To be meticulous or thorough.
DOT TO DOT, noun. A form of drawing in which numbered dots on a page must be connected in ascending order to create a final picture

Dictionary definition

DOT, noun. A very small circular shape; "a row of points"; "draw lines between the dots".
DOT, noun. The United States federal department that institutes and coordinates national transportation programs; created in 1966.
DOT, noun. The shorter of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code.
DOT, noun. Street name for lysergic acid diethylamide.
DOT, verb. Scatter or intersperse like dots or studs; "Hills constellated with lights".
DOT, verb. Distribute loosely; "He scattered gun powder under the wagon".
DOT, verb. Make a dot or dots.
DOT, verb. Mark with a dot; "dot your `i's".

Wise words

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