- n a point located with respect to surface features of some region
a bright spot on a planet
- n a short section or illustration (as between radio or tv programs or in a magazine) that is often used for advertising
- n an outstanding characteristic
- n a blemish made by dirt
- n a small contrasting part of something
a bald spot
a leopard's spots
- n a section of an entertainment that is assigned to a specific performer or performance
they changed his spot on the program
- n a business establishment for entertainment
- n a job in an organization
- n a slight attack of illness
- n a small piece or quantity of something
a spot of tea
- n a mark on a die or on a playing card (shape depending on the suit)
- n a lamp that produces a strong beam of light to illuminate a restricted area; used to focus attention of a stage performer
- n a playing card with a specified number of pips on it to indicate its value
- n an act that brings discredit to the person who does it
- v catch sight of
- v detect with the senses
- v mar or impair with a flaw
- v make a spot or mark onto
The wine spotted the tablecloth
- v become spotted
This dress spots quickly
- v mark with a spot or spots so as to allow easy recognition
spot the areas that one should clearly identify
- New book's theory hits the commercial spotG is for Grfenberg, Ernst, a German gynecologist and sex researcher.
- Few things are easier than telling a lie, and few things are harder than spotting one when it's told to us.
- Primitive television systems used a "flying spot.
News & Articles
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CHICAGO, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Parking Spot , the nation's largest near-airport parking operator, is now offering travelers 15 percent off parking as part of its "Spot Easy Savings" ...
June 11, 2013 - PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance
- See spot. See spot bet: This week's best spot bet opportunities
Spot bets are a classic handicapping practice that have proven profitable no matter what sport you’re betting. Whether it’s a team looking past this week’s opponent, one coming off a hard-fought victory, or a rough patch of schedule, bettors can fin...
June 10, 2013 - Covers.com
- Spot Ethanol Prices Tumble in Key Hubs as Supply Fears Ease
Spot ethanol values track corn futures lower as light rain in the nation's corn-belt are seen improving corn and ethanol supplies.
June 10, 2013 - DTN / The Progressive Farmer
- Phil Mickelson in ESPN
I'm in a good spot,he said. "I don't look at the leaderboard. I don't look at other players. I look at par. And this is the only tournament really in professional golf to date that brings out Bobby Jones' old saying of 'playing against Old...
- Dermot Ahern in New York Times
Millions of people worldwide saw it was a blatant double hand ball, not to mention a double offside,Ahern said. "We should put the powers that be in the cozy world of FIFA on the spot and demand a replay."
- Jerry Mitchell in The Age
We're going to have a national spot on television, and we're going to be half represented,said Jerry Mitchell, the show's director and choreographer. "We're going to be the only musical performing without our props and costumes, which I...