jot jot  /ˈdʒɑt/


  1. (n) a brief (and hurriedly handwritten) note
  2. (n) a slight but appreciable amount
  3. (v) write briefly or hurriedly; write a short note of


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  1. Until now, it was mostly Diana worshipers and some paranoid Arab commentators who bought the conspiracy story; after all, al Fayed had provided not a jot of proof for his claim.
  2. In this lively trivia game, teams ponder such stumpers and jot down their answers.
  3. They claim that not one jot or one tittle of the Word of God can be wrong.


  1. CTIA-The Wireless Association® Statement on the Data Security and Breach Notification Act

    WASHINGTON, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Today, Senators Pat Toomey, John Thune and Angus King introduced the Data Security and Breach Notification Act (S. 1193). In response, CTIA-The Wireless Association's Vice President of Government Affairs Jot Carpenter said:(Logo:"CTIA welcomes the introduction of the Data Security and ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! News

  2. Up & Coming

    By Tribune-Review Events to jot down on your calendar June 18 Delectably Downton Tea — Pittsburgh Symphony North Private residence 724-625-2014 June 20 Wine Party — St. ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Mckeesport Daily News


  1. "I wanted to jot down some of our thoughts on Adobe's Flash products so that customers and critics may better understand why we do not allow Flash on iPhones, iPods and iPads," Jobs wrote.
    on Apr 29, 2010 By: Steve Jobs Source: Christian Science Monitor

  2. "Hold a clipboard, basically. Jot down the plays," Edwards said. "That's what they'd have to do."
    on Oct 21, 2008 By: Herm Edwards Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "When inspiration strikes, I have traditionally turned to pen and paper to quickly jot down my vision for a scene because in a matter of minutes the images I see in my head can become reality," said Robert Rodriguez, Troublemaker Studios....
    on Nov 24, 2009 By: Robert Rodriguez Source: WELT ONLINE

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