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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (fleck)
a. el punto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
What is that dot on your hand? An ink mark or a mole?¿Qué es ese punto negro en tu mano, una mancha de tinta o un lunar?
2. (Morse code)
a. el punto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The most frequently used letter in English, the letter e, is a single dot in Morse code.La letra que se utiliza más frecuentemente en inglés, la letra e, es un solo punto en código morse.
3. (printing)
a. el punto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
You skipped the dot in his email address; that's why it didn't go through.Te saltaste el punto en su dirección de email; por eso no le llegó.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (printing)
a. poner el punto sobre
Proofread the document to make sure you dotted all your i's.Dale una leída al documento para asegurarte de haber puesto los puntos sobre todas las íes.
5. (to scatter; used in passive voice)
a. salpicar
We are going on a road trip around the small villages dotted along the coast.Vamos de paseo por la aldeas de pescadores salpicadas por la costa.
6. (to sprinkle)
a. salpicar
My pen was leaking and dotted my paper all over with ink.Este bolígrafo estaba goteando y salpicó todo mi trabajo de tinta.
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dot
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el punto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
on the doten punto
2. (computers)
a.
dot matrix printerimpresora matricial or de agujas
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (general)
a. salpicar
to dot an ‘i’poner el punto sobre una i
dotted withsalpicado(a) de
4. (fig)
a.
to dot the i's (and cross the t's)dar los últimos toques
dotted linelínea de puntos
to sign on the dotted lineestampar la firma
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dot [dɒt]
noun
punto (m)
dots and dashes (Morse) puntos y rayas; dot, dot, dot (Tip) puntos suspensivos; at seven o'clock on the dot a las siete en punto; to pay on the dot pagar puntualmente
since the year dot (Britain) desde los tiempos de Maricastaña
transitive verb
1 [+letter] poner el punto sobre
to dot the i's and cross the t's poner los puntos sobre las íes
2 (scatter) esparcir; desparramar
they are dotted about the country están esparcidos por todo el país; dotted with flowers salpicado de flores
3 (speckle) puntear; motear; salpicar de puntos
4 (hit)
to dot sb a blow pegar or arrear (informal) un golpe a algn; he dotted him one le pegó or arreó (informal) (un porrazo)
modifier
dot command (n) (Comput) instrucción (f) (precedida) de punto
dot prompt (n) (Comput) indicación (f) de punto
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