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noun [countable] British English pronunciation: dot /dɒt/ 
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pluraldots
  1. 1
    a very small spot of ink or colour

    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 plane was just a dot in the sky.

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