Examples of mote in a Sentence
there's not a mote of dirt in that woman's house
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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.
The hurricane likely would act like an air filter, trapping motes of dust in raindrops.
The Book of Dust is love—nostalgic, warming, pure—at first mote.
Next stop, the cavernous auditorium whose darkened mezzanine and decorative chandeliers are barely visible in the motes of daylight piercing through holes in the high ceiling.
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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.
MOTE Defined for Kids
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