Found 3 items, similar to spot.
English → Indonesian
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English → English
n 1: a point located with respect to surface features of some
region; “this is a nice place for a picnic”
[syn: topographic point
2: a short section or illustration (as between radio or tv
programs or in a magazine) that is often used for
3: a blemish made by dirt; “he had a smudge on his cheek”
4: a small contrasting part of something; “a bald spot”
; “a patch of clouds”
; “patches of thin
; “a fleck of red”
5: a section of an entertainment that is assigned to a specific
performer or performance; “they changed his spot on the
6: an outstanding characteristic; “his acting was one of the
high points of the movie”
7: a business establishment for entertainment; “night spot”
8: a job in an organization; “he occupied a post in the
9: a slight attack of illness; “he has a touch of rheumatism”
10: a small quantity; “a spot of tea”
; “a bit of paper”
11: a mark on a playing card (shape depending on the suit) [syn:
12: a lamp that produces a strong beam of light to illuminate a
restricted area; used to focus attention of a stage
performer [syn: spotlight
13: a playing card with a specified number of pips on it to
indicate its value; “an eight spot”
14: an act that brings discredit to the person who does it; “he
made a huge blot on his copybook”
v 1: catch sight of [syn: descry
2: mar or impair with a flaw; “her face was blemished”
3: make a spot or mark onto; “The wine spotted the tablecloth”
4: become spotted; “This dress spots quickly”
5: mark with a spot or spots so as to allow easy recognition;
“spot the areas that one should clearly identify”
English → English
(sp[o^]t), n. [Cf. Scot. & D. spat, Dan. spette, Sw.
spott spittle, slaver; from the root of E. spit. See Spit
to eject from the mouth, and cf. Spatter
1. A mark on a substance or body made by foreign matter; a
blot; a place discolored.
Out, damned spot! Out, I say! --Shak.
2. A stain on character or reputation; something that soils
purity; disgrace; reproach; fault; blemish.
Yet Chloe, sure, was formed without a spot. --Pope.
3. A small part of a different color from the main part, or
from the ground upon which it is; as, the spots of a
leopard; the spots on a playing card.
4. A small extent of space; a place; any particular place.
“Fixed to one spot.”
That spot to which I point is Paradise. --Milton.
“A jolly place,”
said he, ``in times of old!
But something ails it now: the spot is cursed.''
5. (Zo["o]l.) A variety of the common domestic pigeon, so
called from a spot on its head just above its beak.
(a) A sci[ae]noid food fish (Liostomus xanthurus
) of the
Atlantic coast of the United States. It has a black
spot behind the shoulders and fifteen oblique dark
bars on the sides. Called also goody
, and old wife
(b) The southern redfish, or red horse, which has a spot
on each side at the base of the tail. See Redfish
7. pl. Commodities, as merchandise and cotton, sold for
immediate delivery. [Broker's Cant]
(Zo["o]l.), any butterfly of the family
having crescent-shaped white spots along
the margins of the red or brown wings.
(Microscopy), a condensing lens in which the
light is confined to an annular pencil by means of a
small, round diaphragm (the spot), and used in dark-field
illumination; -- called also spotted lens
(Zo["o]l.), the Hudsonian godwit (Limosa h[ae]mastica
Spots on the sun
. (Astron.) See Sun spot
, ander Sun
On the spot
, or Upon the spot
, immediately; before
moving; without changing place; as, he made his decision
on the spot.
It was determined upon the spot. --Swift.
Syn: Stain; flaw; speck; blot; disgrace; reproach; fault;
blemish; place; site; locality.
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Spotted
; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To make visible marks upon with some foreign matter; to
discolor in or with spots; to stain; to cover with spots
or figures; as, to spot a garment; to spot paper.
2. To mark or note so as to insure recognition; to recognize;
to detect; as, to spot a criminal. [Cant]
3. To stain; to blemish; to taint; to disgrace; to tarnish,
as reputation; to asperse.
My virgin life no spotted thoughts shall stain.
If ever I shall close these eyes but once,
May I live spotted for my perjury. --Beau. & Fl.
To spot timber
, to cut or chip it, in preparation for
, v. i.
To become stained with spots.
Lit., being on the spot, or place; hence (Com.), on hand for
immediate delivery after sale; -- said of commodities; as,
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]