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noun [countable]     dot pronunciation in British English
/dɒt/
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pluraldots
  1. 2
    something that looks very small because it is far away

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

  2. 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.
  3. 4
    computing the way that you say the symbol . in an Internet or email address

    The URL is www dot, google dot, com.

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    join the dots to make connections between seemingly unrelated people or events so you can understand what is happening

    Lack of capacity to process information about suspects may explain, in part, the failure to join the dots over the gathering terror plot.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 17/11/2015
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a marketing strategy which deceives people by trying to suggest that a business is motivated by principles of sharing rather than conventional profits

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textable

open/agreeable/able to be communicated with via text

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