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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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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.
Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture Copyright © 2012, 2002, 1998 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved

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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.

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

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(character)
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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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There are, it must be strongly emphasised, many hundreds of different ways of creating an artistically matching set of letters and numbers using cross-stitch 'dots' (actually two oppositely slanted diagonal lines that cross at a point).
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Further, OEM manufacturers are also entering into partnerships with chemical and material suppliers of quantum dot display to increase its production capacity.
You might be surprised to hear he sells carry guns with red dots on them.
"I still believe quantum dots are very cool," Chan says.
Line quality depends on the dot characteristics in terms of dot positional accuracy and circularity.
These tall sights were originally designed to be used with suppressors, but they work great with mini red dots as well.
In collaboration with Lone Star Armory, XS Sights introduces the XTI (Xpress Threat Interdiction) AR-15 angle mount sights, featuring XS Express Standard Dot Tritium front sight with White Stripe rear for use in any lighting conditions.
Therefore, humans and monkeys may have chosen to view more dot distortions because the novelty was greater when learning the more difficult categories.
The single atom quantum dots have also demonstrated another advantage, significant control over individual electrons by using very little energy.