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Definition of "dot" [dot]

  • A tiny round mark made by or as if by a pointed instrument; a spot. (noun)
  • Such a mark used in orthography, as above an i. (noun)
  • The basic unit of composition for an image produced by a device that prints text or graphics on paper: a resolution of 900 dots per inch. (noun)
  • A tiny amount. (noun)
  • In Morse and similar codes, the short sound or signal used in combination with the dash and silent intervals to represent letters, numbers, or punctuation. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "dot" in a sentence
  • "Use it all the time for quick notes. dot: To be honest, I find that those fine editors and notepads presented here lately, with all the nice features each of them got, but that don't allow clickable (and working) URLs and email addresses, are outdated in the age of the Internet. radiobob: @dot My notepad. exe replacement of choice has been Metapad."
  • ": D well, life works in mysterious ways haha. just yesterday i was wishing for some sort of opportunity to get closer to the vj dancers, since i've attended a total of um, 2 practices and most don't even know my name. and today i found out that one of the dancers can't perform for the sajc dance concert on 22 july so i have to learn her part, in a total of 1 1/2 weeks muahaha how the tables have turned, when i spent 3 weeks coaching amanda and shujing to take over my part in the tjc syf dance. and now i have to spend practically every break practicing = maths screwed muahaha. it probably won't go through in the end but anyway i'll just learn in just in case. kinda glad it happened, was tired of sitting around on my butt and eating and not having any physical activity (chop chilli chop * dot dot* during pe does NOT count haha) miss tkgs dance so bad now haha. melcircus at 8: 19 p.m."
  • "/ * point a la fin * / else if ($testable_str {$butee - 1} = = $dot) $avertissement = array ( "Un point ne peut $et contigu à l'arobase", "A dot cannot be contiguous to the at sign");"