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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

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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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Intervjufragoma handlade om fbraldrama anvande sig av nagra strategier for att hantera relationen till sin son eller dotter och hur dessa strategier sag ut, hur deras liv paverkades av att de vardade sin son eller dotter och vilka begransningar det fanns i att kunna tillffedsstalla sina egna kanslor och behov.
Analysen av foraldrarnas strategier for att hantera relationen till sin son eller dotter med psykisk sjukdom resulterade i tre kategorier, samtliga med tillhorande underkategorier: soka kraft i vardagen; behov av externt stod; och beredskap for hantering.
Deborah Dotters, Audrey Garrett, Angela Caffrey and Kathleen Yang are physicians at the Willamette Valley Cancer Institute and Research Center.
At Rosclare Drive Matthew Bailey and Joe Noctor made forties in the visitors' 174 all out but four wickets apiece for Tom Russ and Chris Bourne kept Danny Beaver's men in the hunt before John Dotters led the way with 4-37 and Wallasey succumbed off the last possible ball of the game for 145.
John Dotters then made 55 not out in reply but Simon Kerrigan's 4-28 and Scott Lees' 3-27 limited the visitors to 136 all out in 42.
1 overs despite John Dotters, who took 4-17, and Andy Davies, who picked up 3-18.
John Dotters made 80 and the visitors were 140-4 before Danny Davis and Greg Butterworth spun the Wadham Road side to a narrow win.
Jody, who is from New Zealand and writes the lifestyle blog About Last Weekend, hired architects Russ Dotter and Wencke Solfjeld to help with the remodel.