Definition of Dot

1. Noun. A very small circular shape. "Draw lines between the dots"

Exact synonyms: Point
Generic synonyms: Disc, Disk, Saucer
Derivative terms: Point, Point, Point

2. Verb. Scatter or intersperse like dots or studs. "Hills constellated with lights"
Exact synonyms: Constellate, Stud
Generic synonyms: Continue, Cover, Extend
Derivative terms: Constellation, Stud

3. Noun. The United States federal department that institutes and coordinates national transportation programs; created in 1966.

4. Verb. Distribute loosely. "They dot sugar over the cake"; "He scattered gun powder under the wagon"
Exact synonyms: Disperse, Dust, Scatter, Sprinkle
Specialized synonyms: Spray, Spray, Plash, Spatter, Splash, Splatter, Splosh, Swash, Splash, Splosh, Sprinkle, Bespangle, Aerosolise, Aerosolize
Generic synonyms: Discharge
Derivative terms: Dispersive, Dust, Scatter, Scatter, Sprinkling

5. Noun. The shorter of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code.
Exact synonyms: Dit
Group relationships: International Morse Code, Morse, Morse Code
Generic synonyms: Radiotelegraphic Signal, Telegraphic Signal

6. Verb. Make a dot or dots.
Generic synonyms: Write

7. Noun. Street name for lysergic acid diethylamide.

8. Verb. Mark with a dot. "Dot your `i's"
Generic synonyms: Mark

Definition of Dot

1. n. A marriage portion; dowry.

2. n. A small point or spot, made with a pen or other pointed instrument; a speck, or small mark.

3. v. t. To mark with dots or small spots; as, to dot a line.

4. v. i. To make dots or specks.

Definition of Dot

1. Acronym. Department of Transportation ¹

2. Proper noun. diminutive of the female given name Dorothy. ¹

3. Noun. A small spot. ¹

4. 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. ¹

5. Noun. A diacritical mark comprised of a dot above or below any of various letters of the Latin script. Examples include: ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, etc. ¹

6. 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. ¹

7. Noun. One of the two symbols used in Morse code. ¹

8. Noun. (obsolete) A lump or clot ¹

9. Verb. (transitive) To cover with small spots (of some liquid). ¹

10. Verb. (transitive) To add a dot (the symbol) or dots to. ¹

11. Noun. A dowry. ¹

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Definition of Dot

1. to cover with dots (tiny round marks) [v DOTTED, DOTTING, DOTS]

Medical Definition of Dot

1. A small spot. (05 Mar 2000)

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