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English noun: dot

1. dot (shape) a very small circular shape


SamplesA row of points.
Draw lines between the dots.


Synonymspoint


Broader (hypernym)disc, disk, saucer

2. DoT (group) the United States federal department that institutes and coordinates national transportation programs; created in 1966


SynonymsDepartment of Transportation, Transportation


Broader (hypernym)executive department


Part holonymFAA, Federal Aviation Agency, Transportation Security Administration, TSA, U. S. Coast Guard, United States Coast Guard, US Coast Guard

3. dot (communication) the shorter of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code


Synonymsdit


Broader (hypernym)radiotelegraphic signal, telegraphic signal


Part meronyminternational Morse code, Morse, Morse code

4. dot (artifact) street name for lysergic acid diethylamide


Synonymsacid, back breaker, battery-acid, dose, Elvis, loony toons, Lucy in the sky with diamonds, pane, superman, window pane, Zen


Broader (hypernym)LSD, lysergic acid diethylamide


English verb: dot

1. dot (stative) scatter or intersperse like dots or studs


SamplesHills constellated with lights.


Synonymsconstellate, stud


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)continue, cover, extend

2. dot (contact) distribute loosely


SamplesHe scattered gun powder under the wagon.


Synonymsdisperse, dust, scatter, sprinkle


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)discharge


Narrower (hyponym)aerosolise, aerosolize, bespangle, plash, spatter, splash, splash, splatter, splosh, splosh, spray, spray, sprinkle, swash

3. dot (communication) make a dot or dots


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)write

4. dot (change) mark with a dot


SamplesDot your `i's.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)mark









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