1. [ noun ] a very small circular shape
Synonyms: point

"a row of points" "draw lines between the dots"

Related terms: disk point point point
2. [ verb ] scatter or intersperse like dots or studs
Synonyms: stud constellate

"Hills constellated with lights"

Related terms: cover configuration
3. [ noun ] (government,transportation) the federal department that institutes and coordinates national transportation programs; created in 1966
Synonyms: Transportation Department_of_Transportation
Related terms: executive_department transportation_safety_administration faa
4. [ verb ] distribute loosely
Synonyms: sprinkle disperse scatter dust

"He scattered gun powder under the wagon."

Related terms: discharge spray sprinkle aerosolize spray spatter bespangle scatter dust
5. [ verb ] (writing) make a dot or dots
Related terms: write point
6. [ noun ] (pharmacology) street name for lysergic acid diethylamide
Synonyms: back_breaker battery-acid dose elvis loony_toons lucy_in_the_sky_with_diamonds pane superman window_pane zen acid
Related terms: lysergic_acid_diethylamide
7. [ verb ] mark with a dot

"dot your 'i's"

Related terms: mark point
8. [ noun ] Woman's first name, popularity rank in the U.S. is 2521
9. [ noun ] (telecommunications) the shorter of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code
Synonyms: dit
Related terms: telegraphic_signal Morse
Similar spelling:   Doty