Associations to the word «Mote»


MOTE, noun. A small particle; a speck.
MOTE, noun. A tiny computer for remote sensing. Also known as smartdust.
MOTE, verb. (now archaic) May or might. [from 9th c.]
MOTE, verb. (obsolete) Must. [9th-17th c.]
MOTE, verb. (now archaic) Forming subjunctive expressions of wish: may. [from 9th c.]
MOTE, noun. (obsolete) A meeting for discussion.
MOTE, noun. (obsolete) A body of persons who meet for discussion, especially about the management of affairs.
MOTE, noun. (obsolete) A place of meeting for discussion.

Dictionary definition

MOTE, noun. (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything.

Wise words

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.