Definition of 'dot'

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Example sentences containing 'dot'

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Suddenly, on the laptop screen next to the tripod, a small white dot appears. Smithsonian Mag (2017)Here, smaller producers are dotted along the river as it flows east to join the Seine. The Sun (2016)We are left to join the dots for ourselves. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Think stripes for stairs and repeat dots for bigger areas. The Sun (2011)Dartmoor is all about green plains dotted with yellow gorse and ferns. The Sun (2014)She was wearing a white cotton dress with red polka dots. Carlos Acosta No Way Home: A Cuban Dancer's Tale (2007)The binary dots and dashes that fuel the entire system will flicker and die. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He projected a slide of one painting onto the chair and painted over the dots. Times, Sunday Times (2011)If you hold its leaves up to the light you will see translucent dots on them. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Picnic places are dotted along the banks and paths lead to hides. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Sprinkle small dots of butter and mashed garlic around the outside. The Sun (2014)Which dotted line a player puts his moniker on is entirely his prerogative. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They are found in villages dotted about a landscape that is agreeable to tour. Times, Sunday Times (2009)If we can join the dots more intelligently then we should make the attempt. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But the main tourist pull of this cosmopolitan town is the surfing beaches dotted around the area. The Sun (2009)Pair prints or polka dots with red lipstick. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Can anyone see any dots here that might actually be joined up? Times, Sunday Times (2007)At night the place is dotted with candles to show off the glorious sunsets. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Man is such a small dot in the scale of time. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Join the dots to the line. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Not one iota, not one dot of the law will pass away until all is fulfilled. Christianity Today (2000)It is one red dot for gold, two for silver and three for bronze. The Sun (2012)Holding his religious mirror up to his face, he carefully dotted paint on his own. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Trace around the contours of your eyes in an oval shape, mapping out with dots and dashes first. The Sun (2015)In the distance dark spots dot the sides of mountains as groups of about 1,500 fresh troops carry out their basic training. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Can YOU spot the dot? The Sun (2011)

Synonyms of 'dot'

spot, cover, spread over, pepper

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Translations for 'dot'

British English: dot /dɒt/ NOUN
A dot is a very small round mark.
...a black dot in the middle of the circle.
  • American English: dot
  • Arabic: نُقْطَة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: ponto
  • Chinese: 小圆点
  • Croatian: točka
  • Czech: puntík
  • Danish: prik
  • Dutch: punt
  • European Spanish: punto trazo
  • Finnish: täplä
  • French: point dessin
  • German: Punkt
  • Greek: κουκκίδα
  • Italian: punto
  • Japanese: 符号
  • Korean:
  • Norwegian: punkt
  • Polish: kropka
  • European Portuguese: ponto
  • Romanian: punct
  • Russian: точка
  • Spanish: punto señal pequeña circular
  • Swedish: punkt
  • Thai: จุด
  • Turkish: nokta şekil
  • Ukrainian: крапка
  • Vietnamese: chấm tròn nhỏ
British English: dot VERB
When things dot a place or an area, they are scattered or spread all over it.
Small coastal towns dot the landscape.
  • American English: dot
  • Brazilian Portuguese: espalhar-se
  • Chinese: 遍布于
  • European Spanish: salpicar
  • French: parsemer
  • German: übersäen
  • Italian: costellare
  • Japanese: 点在する
  • Korean: 점점이 흩어져 있다
  • European Portuguese: espalhar-se
  • Spanish: salpicar


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