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 Meanings and Examples of DOT
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 n.  the shorter of two telegraphic signals used in Morse code; very small circular shape
Classic Sentence: (31 in 3 pages)
1  Vy, I haf never took a case in my life so sheap as dot.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 19
2  It is not my fault if der baby comes mit one arm first, so dot I can't save it.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 19
3  It was several miles off, but I could distinctly see a small dark dot against the dull green and gray.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 11. The Man on the Tor
4  Far away, a black dot, we could see a vehicle moving in our direction.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
5  The reading was all about Jim, and just described him to a dot.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XX.
6  Dotted here and there on the mountain's-side, each tiny dot a home, were lonely wooden cottages, so dwarfed by the towering heights that they appeared too small for toys.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 58. ABSENCE
7  Thunder on in rhetoric, thy wonted way: accuse thou me of fear, Drances, since thine hand hath heaped so many Teucrians in slaughter, and thy glorious trophies dot the fields.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Context  Highlight   In BOOK ELEVENTH
8  Perfectly well, my good friend; and I will prove it to you by putting the dots to the 'i,' or rather by naming the persons.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 94. Maximilian's Avowal.
9  Everything was good, well made, and little worn, but Amy's artistic eyes were much afflicted, especially this winter, when her school dress was a dull purple with yellow dots and no trimming.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER FOUR
10  He had a large watch-chain, and strong black dots where his beard and whiskers would have been if he had let them.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XI
11  He wore his Sunday clothes, very thick and hot for the weather, an unstarched white shirt, and a blue necktie with big white dots, like a little boy's, tied in a flowing bow.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 5. Cuzak's Boys: II
12  The carpet was covered with small purple dots.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Context  Highlight   In Unit 5
13  They are like little white dots with red centres.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VIII
14  For a swift instant there went through her memory again the horrors of her last night in Atlanta, the ruined homes that dotted the countryside, all the stories of rape and torture and murder.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVII
15  Here lay the fertile state, dotted with plantations, sheltering the women and children, the very old and the negroes.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVII
Example Sentence:
1  Financial markets haven't seen anything like this since the dot com boom of the late 1990s, which was followed by an equally dramatic crash.
2  At the bottom of the organizational chart is something that is referred to as an insignificant green dot.
3  The President's address is WWW dot Whitehouse dot.
4  The island is a small green dot on the map.
5  Soon they were only dots above the hard line of the horizon.
6  There are dots above the letters i and j.
7  Join the dots up to complete the drawing.
8  Small dots were interspersed among the pattern.
9  Fold the paper along the dotted line.
10  Once you sign on the dotted line you are committed to that property.
11  Footpaths are shown on the map as dotted red lines.
12  The sea was dotted with little boats.
13  In the resettlement areas that dotted the mountainsides the downpour was a disaster.