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noun [countable] dot pronunciation in American English /dɑt/
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  1. 1
    a very small spot of ink or color

    The female fish is yellow, with tiny orange dots on the tail.

  2. 2
    something that looks very small because it is far away

    We watched until the airplane was just a dot in the sky.

  3. 3
    a short flash of light or sound used in Morse code (=a system for sending messages, used especially in the past). A long flash or sound is called a dash.
  4. 4
    computing the way that you say the symbol . in an Internet or e-mail address

    The URL is www dot, google dot, com.

rat tail

a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck

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(of a politician) to be able to communicate and connect with ordinary people

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