a very small circular shape
"a row of points"; "draw lines between the dots"
Department of Transportation, Transportation, DoT(noun)
the United States federal department that institutes and coordinates national transportation programs; created in 1966
the shorter of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code
acid, back breaker, battery-acid, dose, dot, Elvis, loony toons, Lucy in the sky with diamonds, pane, superman, window pane, Zen(verb)
street name for lysergic acid diethylamide
dot, stud, constellate(verb)
scatter or intersperse like dots or studs
"Hills constellated with lights"
scatter, sprinkle, dot, dust, disperse(verb)
"He scattered gun powder under the wagon"
make a dot or dots
mark with a dot
"dot your `i's"
diminutive of the female given name Dorothy.
Origin: From dott.
a marriage portion; dowry
a small point or spot, made with a pen or other pointed instrument; a speck, or small mark
anything small and like a speck comparatively; a small portion or specimen; as, a dot of a child
to mark with dots or small spots; as, to dot a line
to mark or diversify with small detached objects; as, a landscape dotted with cottages
to make dots or specks
Origin: [F., fr. L. dos, dotis, dowry. See Dower, and cf. Dote dowry.]
When used as a diacritic mark, the term dot is usually reserved for the Interpunct, or to the glyphs 'combining dot above' and 'combining dot below' which may be combined with some letters of the extended Latin alphabets in use in Central European languages and Vietnamese.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
dot, n. any small mark made with a pen or sharp point.—v.t. to mark with dots: to diversify with objects.—v.i. to form dots:—pr.p. dot′ting; pa.p. dot′ted.—Dot and carry, in addition, to set down the units and carry over the tens to the next column. [Prob. related to the Dut. dot, a little lump.]
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British National Corpus
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'DOT' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3745
Rank popularity for the word 'DOT' in Nouns Frequency: #2157
DTO, ODT, tod
The numerical value of DOT in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of DOT in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
A kiss is a rosy dot over the 'i' of loving.
Before 2000, the term dot-com indicated American innovation and entrepreneurialism, both inside and outside the U.S..
The world's top retirement havens for 2015 may dot the landscape from Asia to Latin America to Europe, but they share certain assets.
Michael said we each get a dot, and this is his, i just want to connect our dots. We all have something we wish more than anything else that we could change in this world.
After 2000, after the so-called bubble burst, 'dot-com' came to represent American hubris and greed, especially outside the U.S., my favorite example of this is an article published in Germany that described Internet executives washing their car with champagne.
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Translations for DOT
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- نقطة, دوطة, دوتArabic
- точка, точицаBulgarian
- puntCatalan, Valencian
- tečka, bod, desetinná čárkaCzech
- βραχύ, τελεία, κουκίδα, υποδιαστολή, στιγμήGreek
- punkt, täppEstonian
- desimaalipilkku, piste, pilkku, desimaalipiste, täpläFinnish
- ponc, ponc séimhitheIrish
- tizedesjegy, pont, tizedesvessző, pöttyHungarian
- punto, puntinoItalian
- 終止符, 点, ドットJapanese
- 점, 소수점, 온점, 小數點, 點Korean
- xal, teqme, niqte, lekeKurdish
- taškas, taškiukas, taškelisLithuanian
- точка, запиркаMacedonian
- kropka, punkt, przecinekPolish
- запятая, точка, дотRussian
- punkt, fläck, prickSwedish
- крапка, дот, точкаUkrainian
- pünil, pünVolapük
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