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English

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Noun

Singular
dot

Plural
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dot ({{{1}}})
  1. A small spot.
    a dot of colour
  2. (grammar)a punctuation mark used to indicate the end of a sentence or an abbreviated part of a word; a full stop; a period.
  3. (mathematics) A symbol used for separating the fractional part of a decimal number from the whole part, for indicating multiplication or a scalar product, or for various other purposes.
  4. One of the two symbols used in Morse code.
  5. (obsolete) A lump or clot

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Verb

Infinitive
to dot

Third person singular
dot

Simple past
ing

Past participle
-

Present participle
t

to dot (third-person singular simple present dot, present participle t, simple past and past participle ing)
  1. (transitive) To cover with small spots (of some liquid).
    His jacket was dotted with splashes of paint.
  2. (transitive) To add a dot (the symbol) or dots to.
    Dot your is and cross your ts.

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French

Etymology

Borrowed from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:fr:Template:lang:la derivations]] dos.

Pronunciation

Noun

dot f. (plural dots)

  1. dowry, marriage portion

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Kurdish

Noun

dot f.

  1. daughter

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Latvian

Verb

dot

  1. give

Malay

Noun

dot

  1. nipple, teat

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