mote mote  /ˈmoʊt/


  • (n) (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything


  1. Before trying to cast out Catholicism's mote, Protestantism should consider the beam in its own eye.
  2. With the verve of early Huxley, the novelist asks if science is the mote in the eye of 20th century man.


  1. John King Band comes home for Demorest concert June 13

    DEMOREST - The John King Band, featuring Habersham’s own John and Andrew King, Joe Higgins and Danny Mote, and Parker Smith of West Palm Beach, Fla., will perform in concert at 6 p.m., Thursday, June 13, at the Piedmont College Amphitheater in Demorest.
    on June 12, 2013     Source:

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    +Crosby, Chiles, Cripe attend NOAA fish fry The 38th annual National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fish Fry, held June 5, in Washington, D.C., featured Mote Marine Laboratory’s farm-raised caviar and Siberian sturgeon produced at Mote’s 200-acre Aquaculture Park in eastern Sarasota County.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Longboat Observer

  3. Monitor your world with $39 Motes sensors

    This Growmote monitors your plants for water, light, and cold. (Credit: Wimoto) You're sitting in the living room. You're wondering if the Mother-in-Law's Tongue growing in a pot in the back room needs to be watered. You could get up and stick your finger in the dirt, or you could check your smartphone and see what the plant's personal sensor says. The Motes Indiegogo project offers several ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: CNET

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