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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
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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.
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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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dot

(1) (Echo DOT) An Alexa device. See Amazon Echo.

(2) (DOT) The native cryptocurrency token in the Polkadot blockchain. See Polkadot.

(3) A tiny round, rectangular or square element that is combined with other dots to form letters and graphics on a screen or printer. See dot matrix and pixel.

(4) A verbal expression of a period; for example, V dot 22 is V.22.

(5) 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.). The dot is also used to separate the components of Web addresses; for example, www.computerlanguage.com. See TLD.
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