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dotted adj
1 having a pattern of dots [syn: flecked, specked, speckled, stippled]
2 having gaps or spaces; "sign on the dotted line" [syn: dashed]dot


1 a very small circular shape; "a row of points"; "draw lines between the dots" [syn: point]
2 the United States federal department that institutes and coordinates national transportation programs; created in 1966 [syn: Department of Transportation, Transportation]
3 the shorter of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code [syn: dit]
4 street name for lysergic acid diethylamide [syn: acid, back breaker, battery-acid, dose, Elvis, loony toons, Lucy in the sky with diamonds, pane, superman, window pane, Zen]


1 scatter or intersperse like dots or studs; "Hills constellated with lights" [syn: stud, constellate]
2 distribute loosely; "He scattered gun powder under the wagon" [syn: scatter, sprinkle, dust, disperse]
3 make a dot or dots
4 mark with a dot; "dot your `i's" [also: dotting, dotted]dotted See dot

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Verb form

  1. past of dot


  1. Of a line, made up of a series of dots.
    Please print your name and address clearly on the dotted line.

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