Examples of mote in a Sentence
there's not a mote of dirt in that woman's house
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The main worry is with the tiniest motes — known as PM 2.5, particulate matter smaller than 2.5 microns across.
Read more: Some highlights from the study results: Automotive globalization: Vehicles are now made in 25 countries for the U.S. market, which is 11 mote than five years ago.
These celestial lighthouses can basically backlight the material that crosses the beam’s path, just as a flashlight beam illuminates unseen motes of dust in the air.
Worse yet, the first two-thirds of the picture look dim and murky, as if it had been shot through a scrim of dust motes.
But there is a mote of solace that bears repeating: Hair is just a piece of our identity.
Both of those shooters required aiming a Wii-mote as a pointer at all times, and this enabled a remarkable level of precision.
It was crushed under the shoes of guests, so little motes of popcorn dust blew through the air.
While paleontologists studying dinosaurs can sometimes bring an unambiguously gigantic femur home, those who study the origins of life are usually left arguing over the significance of microscopic motes of rock.
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ace, dab, dash, driblet, drop, fraction, iota, jot, lick, minim, mite, modicum, nutshell, ounce, pinch, shred, smatter, smidgen (also smidgeon), spot, strain, streak, suspicion, taste, touch, trace, whisper, whit;
MOTE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mote for English Language Learners
: a very small piece of dust, dirt, etc.
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