from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of blot.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • They have not taken precautionary measures such as blotting out faces and license plates.

    Private Sector Big Brother Lurks Among Us

  • Meanwhile the person of whom he speaks IS HERE THE ACTOR-AUTHOR, whom the players, his friends, commended "wherein he faulted," namely, in not "blotting" where, in a thousand cases, Ben wishes that he HAD blotted.

    Shakespeare, Bacon, and the Great Unknown

  • As it advances, it makes once-complicated processes such as blotting out the background of images, very easy to do with software.

    Cult of Mac

  • Then projected it on the wall and painted it using a "blotting" motion with the brush to maintain the rough edges.

    Apartment Therapy Main

  • This they measure by pricking your finger and placing a drop of blood on some kind of blotting paper.


  • After this there seems to be a kind of blotting out of life ” everything became dim, unreal, artificial.

    A Lost World

  • Blends with the plague-smoke, blotting out the sun,

    The Voyage of Magellan

  • The corps are blotting out your history, your freedom.

    Valentines, part the first

  • It could possibly end with Nick Young's Afro blotting out the sun.

    Nick Young's Afro is incredible

  • Along the darkened rim, the cylinders double in size, then triple as if magnified, rising up like sudden skyscrapers, blotting out the sky.

    Six Hours


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.