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dot1 British & World English

A small round mark or spot

dot2 British & World English

A dowry from which only the interest or annual income was available to the husband

DoT British & World English

(In Canada and formerly in the UK) Department of Transport

DOT British & World English

Directly observed therapy, a method of supervising patients to ensure that they take medication as directed

dot English Thesaurus

the photograph is made up of tiny dots

dot-com British & World English

A company that conducts its business on the Internet

dot-org British & World English

A non-profit-making organization that conducts its business on the Internet

dot-bomb British & World English

An unsuccessful dot-com company

dot plant British & World English

A garden plant that is planted singly to stand out against the surrounding plants

polka dot British & World English

One of a number of round dots repeated to form a regular pattern on fabric

wine dot British & World English

A habitual drinker of cheap wine or other alcohol

dot matrix British & World English

A grid of dots which are filled selectively to produce an image on a screen or paper

dot product British & World English

Another term for scalar product.

double dot British & World English

Two dots placed side by side after a note to indicate that it is to be lengthened by three quarters of its value

quantum dot British & World English

A semiconductor crystal of nanometre dimensions with distinctive conductive properties determined by its size

the year dot British & World English

A very long time ago

dot matrix printer British & World English

A printer that forms images of letters, numbers, etc., from a number of tiny dots

dot the i's and cross the t's British & World English

Ensure that all details are correct

microdot British & World English

A microphotograph, especially of a document, that is only about 1 mm across

double-dot in double dot British & World English

Write or perform (music) with a rhythm of alternating long and short notes in a ratio of seven to one, producing a more marked effect than ordinary dotted rhythm

on the dot in dot English Thesaurus

at six o'clock on the dot

dot the i's and cross the t's in dot1 British & World English

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