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Definition 1: street name for lysergic acid diethylamide - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for dot in the sense of this definition

(dot is a kind of ...) a powerful hallucinogenic drug manufactured from lysergic acid

Definition 2: the shorter of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for dot in the sense of this definition

(dot is a kind of ...) a signal transmitted by telegraphy

(... is part of dot) a telegraph code in which letters and numbers are represented by strings of dots and dashes (short and long signals)

Definition 3: the United States federal department that institutes and coordinates national transportation programs; created in 1966 - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for dot in the sense of this definition

(dot is a kind of ...) a federal department in the executive branch of the government of the United States

(dot is a part of ...) an agency in the Department of Transportation that is responsible for the safety of civilian aviation

(dot is a part of ...) an agency established in 2001 to safeguard United States transportation systems and insure safe air travel

(dot is a part of ...) an agency of the Department of Transportation responsible for patrolling shores and facilitating nautical commerce

Definition 4: a very small circular shape - [noun denoting shape]

Samples where dot or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a row of points
  • draw lines between the dots

Synonyms for dot in the sense of this definition

(dot is a kind of ...) something with a round shape resembling a flat circular plate

"the moon's disk hung in a cloudless sky"

Definition 5: mark with a dot - [verb of change]

Samples where dot or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • dot your `i's

(dot is a kind of ...) make or leave a mark on

"the scouts marked the trail" "ash marked the believers' foreheads"

Definition 6: make a dot or dots - [verb of communication]

(dot is a kind of ...) mark or trace on a surface

"The artist wrote Chinese characters on a big piece of white paper" "Russian is written with the Cyrillic alphabet"

Definition 7: distribute loosely - [verb of contact]

Samples where dot or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He scattered gun powder under the wagon

Synonyms for dot in the sense of this definition

(dot is a kind of ...) pour forth or release

"discharge liquids"

(... is a kind of dot ) scatter in a mass or jet of droplets

"spray water on someone" "spray paint on the wall"

(... is a kind of dot ) be discharged in sprays of liquid

"Water sprayed all over the floor"

(... is a kind of dot ) dash a liquid upon or against

"The mother splashed the baby's face with water"

(... is a kind of dot ) cause (a liquid) to spatter about, especially with force

"She splashed the water around her"

(... is a kind of dot ) dot or sprinkle with sparkling or glittering objects

(... is a kind of dot ) disperse as an aerosol

"The bacteria suspension was aerosolized"

Definition 8: scatter or intersperse like dots or studs - [verb of stative]

Samples where dot or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Hills constellated with lights

Synonyms for dot in the sense of this definition

(dot is a kind of ...) span an interval of distance, space or time

"The war extended over five years" "The period covered the turn of the century" "My land extends over the hills on the horizon" "This farm covers some 200 acres" "The Archipelago continues for another 500 miles"

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