Definitions of dot

  1. scatter or intersperse like dots or studs; " Hills constellated with lights"
  2. the shorter of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code
  3. a very small circular shape; " a row of points"; " draw lines between the dots"
  4. make a dot or dots
  5. street name for lysergic acid diethylamide
  6. the United States federal department that institutes and coordinates national transportation programs; created in 1966
  7. mark with a dot; " dot your ` i's"
  8. distribute loosely; " He scattered gun powder under the wagon"
  9. A marriage portion; dowry.
  10. A small point or spot, made with a pen or other pointed instrument; a speck, or small mark.
  11. Anything small and like a speck comparatively; a small portion or specimen; as, a dot of a child.
  12. To mark with dots or small spots; as, to dot a line.
  13. To mark or diversify with small detached objects; as, a landscape dotted with cottages.
  14. To make dots or specks.
  15. A small point or speck; a dowry.
  16. To mark with spots or specks.
  17. Dotted.
  18. Dotting.
  19. Any small mark made with a pen or sharp point.
  20. To mark with dots: to diversify with objects.
  21. To form dots:- pr. p. dotting; pa. p. dotted.
  22. A point; speck; small mark.
  23. To mark with dots.
  24. To mark with a dot or dots; make dots.
  25. A minute mark; speck; spot.
  26. A small point or spot, as made with a pen or a sharp point.
  27. A marriage portion.
  28. To mark with dots; to mark or diversify with small detached objects, like dots.
  29. To make dots or spots.
  30. A small point or spot made with a pen, & c.; any small point or mark.
  31. To mark with small points.

Usage examples for dot

  1. Bob and Betty, Paul and Peggy and little Dot have a very fine teacher. – Five Little Friends by Sherred Willcox Adams Maud and Miska Petersham
  2. After that little Dot took care of the fish all by herself. – Five Little Friends by Sherred Willcox Adams Maud and Miska Petersham
  3. He watched her till she was no more than a small dark dot far out. – Mortal Coils by Aldous Huxley
  4. These were withdrawn as the main body of soldiers disappeared down the hidden road and began to dot the surface of the river with their bobbing heads as they swam across. – Lafayette by Martha Foote Crow
  5. It did not seem possible that they could do anything to help or to follow Tess and Dot in any case, not at night. – The Corner House Girls on Palm Island by Grace Brooks Hill Thelma Gooch
  6. The Everton range looked very pretty from the Kirkdale- road, especially when handsome mansions began to dot its crest. – Recollections of Old Liverpool by A Nonagenarian
  7. The depth of water throughout the whole of Bass' Strait, and between the numerous islands which dot its eastern and western extremities, ranges between twenty and fifty fathoms only, the latter being the greatest depth. – The History of Tasmania, Volume I (of 2) by John West
  8. " Oh, I'm Dot she answered, sitting down beside him. – Dot and Tot of Merryland by L. Frank Baum
  9. " You've described him to a dot my lad," remarked the gentleman; " only his hair was cut fairly short, and his face smooth, when he broke loose from the asylum, now two months back, and disappeared. – The Strange Cabin on Catamount Island by Lawrence J. Leslie
  10. He made another dot – Space Tug by Murray Leinster
  11. Corn is found in " right smart heaps," as the natives say, either in the fields or barns, and hayricks dot the country on every side. – Three Years in the Federal Cavalry by Willard Glazier
  12. " Go ahead and try it, Dot urged Agnes. – The Corner House Girls at School by Grace Brooks Hill
  13. Alvays I like to see dot – Philo Gubb Correspondence-School Detective by Ellis Parker Butler
  14. When it sank into the western woods the bobbing dot was still shooting forward. – The Maid of the Whispering Hills by Vingie E. Roe
  15. But my sense of responsibility towards you has led me to tell him that you have no dot for you somehow manage to give the impression of a young woman of fortune. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  16. " Yes, Dot I whispered. – Esther A Book for Girls by Rosa Nouchette Carey
  17. And yet, not for it, not for it, not for it- oh, no, not for it, but for Dot and Edie! – Philistia by Grant Allen
  18. A dull silver dot with the sunlight on it. – Astounding Stories of Super-Science, March 1930 by Various
  19. Well, Dot how's Rob? – The Wizard's Daughter and Other Stories by Margaret Collier Graham
  20. In the bedroom there was a night- light burning, and Lucy had fallen asleep, tired of waiting for Aunt Dot to come and say good- night, but she woke when he came in. – Vera by Elisabeth von Arnim