Definitions for DOTdɒt, dɔt
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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.
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
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
A kiss is a rosy dot over the 'i' of loving.
It's the fact of the law that you have to cross every 't' and dot every 'i'.
The DOT is to be applauded for aggressively moving the ball forward on crude by rail safety.
New 'not-com' choices let you combine creativity to the left of the dot, with specificity to the right.
Before 2000, the term dot-com indicated American innovation and entrepreneurialism, both inside and outside the U.S..
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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