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pronunciation:
dat
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a small, round mark or spot.
This shirt is blue with white dots.
synonyms:
mark
similar words:
spot
definition 2: a small mark made by a pencil, pen, or a machine that prints.
The teacher told her to put a dot over her "i."
synonyms:
mark
similar words:
spot
definition 3: the pronunciation of the punctuation mark (.) that is used in addresses on the World Wide Web.
You can write to the president at president@whitehouse.gov, which is pronounced "president at whitehouse dot gov."