Definition of "dots" []

  • A small round mark made with or as with a pen, etc; spot; speck; point (noun)
  • Anything resembling a dot; a small amount (noun)
  • The mark (˙) that appears above the main stem of the letters i, j (noun)
  • The symbol (·) placed after a note or rest to increase its time value by half (noun)
  • This symbol written above or below a note indicating that it must be played or sung staccato (noun)
  • The symbol (.) indicating multiplication or logical conjunction (noun)
  • A decimal point (noun)
  • The symbol (·) used, in combination with the symbol for dash (–), in the written representation of Morse and other telegraphic codes (noun)
  • To mark or form with a dot (verb)
  • To scatter or intersperse (with dots or something resembling dots) (verb)
  • To make a dot or dots (verb)
  • Plural of dot (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • A punctuation mark consisting of three dots, indicating an omission of some text or a sentence which wasn't fully finished, an ellipsis. (noun)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of dot. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "dots" in a sentence
  • "Cops on the dots is the national buzzword for this kind of information-driven, rapid-response policing, and it has an alluring certainty about it."
  • "In the past, General Growth took surveys the old fashioned way — by filling in dots on pencil and paper."
  • "A dog scope without mil dots is as worthless as a condom with holes."