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Definition of "spot" []

  • A place of relatively small and definite limits. (noun)
  • A mark on a surface differing sharply in color from its surroundings. (noun)
  • A blemish, mark, or pimple on the skin. (noun)
  • A stain or blot. (noun)
  • Games A mark or pip on a playing card; a spade, club, diamond, or heart. (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 "spot" in a sentence
  • "This description implies the assemblage of strangers from all parts in one spot; -- _from all parts_; else, how will you find professors and students for every department of knowledge? and _in one spot_; else, how can there be any school at all?"
  • "Or (if the elastic cord has already been fastened) we may remove the eye-tube and shift the telescope-tube about -- the direction in which the sun lies being roughly known -- until we see the spot of light received down the telescope's axis grow brighter and brighter and finally become a _spot of sun-light_."
  • "More specifically. briandonnelly @MaileShoul Oh there is one in the house - took the title spot from Tori Spelling's novella. delicacy Tori Spelling @ 7th Anniversary Of Belle Gray Boutique"