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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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The third and latest version of the Echo Dot still appears to have the same volume, mute and action buttons located on the top.
DOT Undersecretary and chairman of the bids and awards committee Kat de Castro approved an invitation to bid for the procurement of jackets worth P1,294,500.
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When computers started having screens (or monitors), as well as printers, a new alphanumeric display was created using dots. A crucial variable in designing alphabet letters and digits, using dots, is the height of the display, measured in dots.