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Examples of dots in the world, and related links.
Dictionary definition, with acronyms and synonyms, below.

polka dots
connect the dots drawing
half-tone dot screen
candy dots
'dots and boxes' game
dot matrix printers
dottie - woman's nickname (she runs the dots and patterns library)
dot matrix on television screens (color rosette)
LED's - Light Emitting Diodes
braille dots ('NUMBRL system')
'dot pattern' fabric by Ray Eames
period, end of sentence, full stop
morse code
starting lights for drag car racers
Legendary Pink Dots (experimental music band)
data points on a graph
comic book character name (Li'l Dot)
dots on a game board (Twister, Go, Checkers)
color blindness test (Pseudoisochromatic Color Vision Test)
raised dots on floor tiles (safety dots)
stand on "the dotted line"
sign on "the dotted line"
spots, which are generally larger than dots
dots of light (sun and stars)
dot-dot-dot magazine [graphic design magazine/ website]

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noun dot

  1. A tiny round mark made by or as if by a pointed instrument; a spot
    1. Such a mark used in orthography, as above an i.
    2. 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.
  2. A tiny amount.
  3. 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
  4. Mathematics.
    1. A decimal point.
    2. A symbol (·) indicating multiplication, as in 2 · 4 = 8.
  5. Music. A mark after a note indicating an increase in time value by half.
  6. Computer Science. A period, as used as in URLs and e-mail addresses, to separate strings of words, as in

verb dot·ted, dot·ting, dots

  1. To mark with a dot.
  2. To form or make with dots.
  3. To cover with or as if with dots: “Campfires, like red, peculiar blossoms, dotted the night” (Stephen Crane).

DOT Acronyms

Database Of Transcribed Sequences
Day of the Sword (band)
Deformities Open wounds Tenderness Swelling
Difference of Two Squares (mathematics)
Digital-Optical Technology System
Directly Observed Therapy Short Course
Director Of Training and Simulations
Directory Order Transmission System
Document Tracking System
Dozens of Terrific Stamps
Dredging Operations Technical Services
Dynamic Ocean Tracking System

dot Thesaurus

bit, blot, blotch, crumb, dab, driblet, drop, droplet, fragment, fleck, grain, iota, jot, mark, mite, modicum, molecule, particle, point, scrap, shred, smidgen, speck, speckle, spot, tittle, trace, whit
bespeckle, blemish, dab, dabble, dapple, dash, daub, dust, fleck, mark, mottle, speckle, spot
lentigo, macula, mole, pepper, pit, pock, pockmark, stipple

dot pattern by Ray Eames
   dot pattern
 by Ray Eames
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