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dots

noun
plural of dot

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a small area that is different (as in color) from the main part
  • there was just a dot on the tablecloth where the food had spattered

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dots

verb
present tense third-person singular of dot

Synonyms of dots (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to cover by or as if by scattering something over or on
  • a hillside dotted with wildflowers

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2 to mark with small spots especially unevenly
  • the practice of some chefs of positioning a small portion of food in the center and dotting the rest of the plate with sauce

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“Dots.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dots. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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