|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|