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Dictionary definition for: Spot

1. (v) catch sight of

2. (n) a point located with respect to surface features of some region; "this is a nice place for a picnic"

3. (n) a short section or illustration (as between radio or tv programs or in a magazine) that is often used for advertising

4. (v) mar or impair with a flaw; "her face was blemished"

5. (n) a blemish made by dirt; "he had a smudge on his cheek"

6. (v) make a spot or mark onto; "The wine spotted the tablecloth"

7. (n) a small contrasting part of something; "a bald spot" "a leopard''s spots" "a patch of clouds" "patches of thin ice" "a fleck of red"

8. (v) become spotted; "This dress spots quickly"

9. (n) a section of an entertainment that is assigned to a specific performer or performance; "they changed his spot on the program"

10. (v) mark with a spot or spots so as to allow easy recognition; "spot the areas that one should clearly identify"

11. (n) an outstanding characteristic; "his acting was one of the high points of the movie"

12. (n) a business establishment for entertainment; "night spot"

13. (n) a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"

14. (n) a slight attack of illness; "he has a touch of rheumatism"

15. (n) a small quantity; "a spot of tea" "a bit of paper"

16. (n) a mark on a playing card (shape depending on the suit)

17. (n) a lamp that produces a strong beam of light to illuminate a restricted area; used to focus attention of a stage performer

18. (n) a playing card with a specified number of pips on it to indicate its value; "an eight spot"

19. (n) an act that brings discredit to the person who does it; "he made a huge blot on his copybook"

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