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  6  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dot  \Dot\,  v.  i. 
  To  make  dots  or  specks. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dot  \Dot\,  n.  [F.,  fr  L.  dos,  dotis,  dowry.  See  {Dower},  and 
  cf  {Dote}  dowry.]  (Law) 
  A  marriage  portion;  dowry.  [Louisiana] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dot  \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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dot  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dot 
  n  1:  a  very  small  circular  shape;  "a  row  of  points";  "draw  lines 
  between  the  dots"  [syn:  {point}] 
  2:  the  shorter  of  the  two  telegraphic  signals  used  in  Morse 
  code  [syn:  {dit}] 
  v  1:  scatter  or  intersperse  like  dots  or  studs;  "Hills 
  constellated  with  lights"  [syn:  {stud},  {constellate}] 
  2:  distribute  loosely;  "He  scattered  gun  powder  under  the 
  wagon."  [syn:  {scatter},  {sprinkle},  {dust},  {disperse}] 
  3:  make  a  dot  or  dots 
  4:  mark  with  a  dot;  "dot  your  'i's" 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  dot 
 
    {decimal  point}. 
 
  See  also  {dot  file},  {dot  notation}. 
 
  (1995-03-14) 
 
 




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