dot dot  /ˈdɑt/


  1. (n) a very small circular shape
  2. (n) the United States federal department that institutes and coordinates national transportation programs; created in 1966
  3. (n) the shorter of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code
  4. (n) street name for lysergic acid diethylamide
  5. (v) scatter or intersperse like dots or studs
  6. (v) distribute loosely
  7. (v) make a dot or dots
  8. (v) mark with a dot


  1. Suddenly, a little white dot hovering in the center of the screen comes to life.
  2. She was nameless and faceless, just a blue dot, gray smudge or white circle on TV screens.
  3. If the microscopic dot is a human being with full human rights, the answer is easy: no stem-cell research.


  1. DeMarrais: New Green Dot scam

    Green Dot cards, convenient for consuemrs and crooks
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Record

  2. Green Dot Acquires Wal-Mart's Cards - Analyst Blog

    Green Dot Bank, the subsidiary bank of Green Dot Corporation ( GDOT ), recently announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with GE Money Bank, a subsidiary of General
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  3. Green Dot Acquires Wal-Mart's Cards

    Green Dot Bank recently announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with GE Money Bank to acquire reloadable prepaid cards bearing the marks of Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Zacks via Yahoo! Finance


  1. "Eventually, there were enough Indians in Edison to change the culture. At which point my townsfolk started calling the new Edisonians 'dot heads'. One kid I knew in high school drove down an Indian-dense street yelling for its residents to 'go home...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Joel Stein Source: Outlook

  2. "I don't control what people say," Saban said. "I don't control what people put on dot-com or anything else. So I'm just telling you there's no significance, in my opinion, about this, about me, about any interest that I have in anything...
    on Dec 21, 2006 By: Nick Saban Source: USA Today

  3. "Six months have passed and we believe that in some of these issues we can probably dot the I's and reach final agreement," Putin said.
    on Oct 12, 2007 By: Vladimir Putin Source: News 10NBC

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