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1. Music
a. the symbol (·) placed after a note or rest to increase its time value by half
b. this symbol written above or below a note indicating that it must be played or sung staccato
2. Maths Logic
a. the symbol (⋅) indicating multiplication or logical conjunction
b. a decimal point

dot

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Civil law a woman's dowry

Dot

A small square tile at the intersection of four larger tiles; usually placed at a 45-degree angle to the grid of the larger tiles.

dot

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(electronics)
(graphic arts)
A subdivision of the printing surface into minute units, formed by a halftone screen and separated by the etching process.

dot

A small spot of plaster placed on a plastering surface, or a temporary nail; to assist the plasterer in leveling a wall and in obtaining proper plaster thickness.

dot

(character)

dot

(1) A tiny round, rectangular or square spot that is one element in a matrix, which is used to display or print a graphics or text image. See dot matrix .

(2) A period; for example, V dot 22 is the same as V.22.

(3) The dot, or period, is used as a name separator. For example, file names are separated from their extensions with a dot (CDE.ABC, CDE.NDX, etc.). It is also used to separate the components of Web addresses, such as between the "www," the registered domain name and the top-level domain (TLD); for example, www.computerlanguage.com.

(4) (Echo DOT) See Amazon Echo.
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