1. [ noun ] a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
Synonyms: bit scrap chip flake

"a bit of rock caught him in the eye"

Related terms: fragment splinter matchwood scale scurf peel_off chip
2. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 4010
3. [ verb ] make a spot or mark onto
Synonyms: stain blot blob spot

"The wine spotted the tablecloth"

Related terms: change_surface tarnish vein marble speckle splotch tattoo spatter stain staining spot smudge
4. [ noun ] a small contrasting part of something
Synonyms: patch spot maculation dapple speckle

"a bald spot" "a leopard's spots" "a patch of clouds" "patches of thin ice": "a fleck of red"

Related terms: marking plaque speck macule nebula fret spot stipple speckle spot
Similar spelling:   flock