dot

A dot is a round speck or spot. A first grade teacher might remind his students to put dots on their is and js.

A period, a little circle or point, is a dot. Another kind is a polka dot, which might decorate your favorite pair of shorts or the curtains in your room. In Morse code, a dot is a short signal, as opposed to the longer "dash." When you recite your website's URL, you might end with "dot com." As a verb, to dot is to mark something with a dot: "You forgot to dot your is!"

Definitions of dot
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n a very small circular shape

“draw lines between the dots
Synonyms:
point
Type of:
disc, disk, saucer
something with a round shape resembling a flat circular plate

n the shorter of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code

Synonyms:
dit
Type of:
radiotelegraphic signal, telegraphic signal
a signal transmitted by telegraphy

n street name for lysergic acid diethylamide

v mark with a dot

dot your `i's”
Type of:
mark
make or leave a mark on

v make a dot or dots

Type of:
write
mark or trace on a surface

v scatter or intersperse like dots or studs

Synonyms:
constellate, stud
Type of:
continue, cover, extend
span an interval of distance, space or time

v distribute loosely

Synonyms:
disperse, dust, scatter, sprinkle
Types:
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spray
scatter in a mass or jet of droplets
spray
be discharged in sprays of liquid
plash, spatter, splash, splatter, splosh, swash
dash a liquid upon or against
splash, splosh, sprinkle
cause (a liquid) to spatter about, especially with force
bespangle
dot or sprinkle with sparkling or glittering objects
aerosolise, aerosolize
disperse as an aerosol
shower
spray or sprinkle with
atomise, atomize
spray very finely
mist
spray finely or cover with mist
syringe
spray or irrigate (a body part) with a syringe
puddle
make a puddle by splashing water
slosh, slosh around, slush, slush around
spill or splash copiously or clumsily
salt
sprinkle as if with salt
drizzle, moisten
moisten with fine drops
Type of:
discharge
pour forth or release

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