dit

noun
\ ˈdit How to pronounce dit (audio) \

Definition of dit

: a dot in radio or telegraphic code

Examples of dit in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Certainly, none of these compared to a young scout working on his dits and dahs of Morse code. Christopher Mele, The Seattle Times, "One Boy Scout has enough merit badges for a whole troop," 23 June 2017

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First Known Use of dit

1940, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dit

imitative

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“Dit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dit. Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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