from The Century Dictionary.

  • Marked with a dot or dots; spotted: as. a dotted pattern, the dotted i.
  • Consisting of dots, as, a dotted line.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Marked with, or made of, dots or small spots; diversified with small, detached objects.
  • adjective (Mus.) a note followed by a dot to indicate an increase of length equal to one half of its simple value; thus, a dotted semibreve is equal to three minims, and a dotted quarter to three eighth notes.
  • adjective a rest lengthened by a dot in the same manner as a dotted note.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of dot.
  • adjective Of a line, made up of a series of dots.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective having gaps or spaces
  • adjective having a pattern of dots


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