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Meaning of dot by Wiktionary Dictionary

Dot


    Proper noun

    Dot

    1. diminutive of the female given name Dorothy .

    Anagrams

    • DTO, ODT, tod

    do't

    By Wiktionary ( 2012/06/29 16:35 UTC Version )

    Pronunciation

    短縮形

    do't

    1. ( obsolete ) 短縮形 of do it.
      • 1699, Desiderius Erasmus, Twenty‐two Select Colloquies out of Erasmus Roterodamus, page #15:
        If I ſend ’em to my Son, their Anſwer is, if you’ll but ſay the word, I’m ſure he’ll do’t .


Explanation of dot by Wordnet Dictionary

Dot


    Verb
    1. mark with a dot

    2. dot your `i's
    3. make a dot or dots

    4. distribute loosely

    5. scatter or intersperse like dots or studs

    Noun
    1. street name for lysergic acid diethylamide

    2. the shorter of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code

    3. the United States federal department that institutes and coordinates national transportation programs

    4. a very small circular shape

    5. draw lines between the dots


    Definition of dot by GCIDE Dictionary

    Dot


    1. Dot ( dŏt ), n. [F., fr. L. dos, dotis, dowry. See Dower, and cf. Dote dowry.] ( Law ) A marriage portion; dowry. [Louisiana]

    2. Dot, n. [Cf. AS. dott small spot, speck; of uncertain origin.]
      1. A small point or spot, made with a pen or other pointed instrument; a speck, or small mark.

      2. Anything small and like a speck comparatively; a small portion or specimen; as, “a dot of a child”.

    3. Dot, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dotted; p. pr. & vb. n. Dotting.]
      1. To mark with dots or small spots; as, “to dot a line”.

      2. To mark or diversify with small detached objects; as, a landscape dotted with cottages.

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

    5. DoT, DOT, D.O.T. ( dēōtē ), prop. n. The United States Department of Transportation. [acronym] The Department of Transportation promulgates standards for the strength of shipping containers, and this abgreviation is often seen on cardboard boxes.

    6. DoT, DOT, D.O.T. ( dēōtē ), prop. n. The United States Department of Transportation. [acronym] The Department of Transportation promulgates standards for the strength of shipping containers, and this abgreviation is often seen on cardboard boxes.