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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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With Dotters and Grey both still in their teens, Northern is living up to its reputation as a breeding ground for the next generation of young Lancastrian cricketers, something Cole feels is important.
Despite Rainford missing out on promotion to the top tier, 17-year-old Dotters will play in the Premier League next season after Northern recently announced the signing of the talented left armer.
Byline: GUEST VIEWPOINT By Deborah Dotters and Cynthia Pappas
John Dotters (5-52) and Joseph Noctor (3-33) were the pick of the bowlers for Rainford who struggled to cope with the bowling of Mark Shorrocks (4-24) who dismissed the top four batsmen before the hosts were bowled out for 145.
Deborah Dotters is a gynecologic oncologist and a champion for survivorship support services at Willamette Valley Cancer Institute and Research Center.
John Dotters struck 52 in Rainford's reply, but Ryan Holtby (4-41) and Paul Jenkins (5-43) sealed the victory.