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Meaning of spot

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a point located with respect to surface features of some
           region; "this is a nice place for a picnic"; "a bright spot
           on a planet" [syn: {topographic point}, {place}, {spot}]
      2: a short section or illustration (as between radio or tv
         programs or in a magazine) that is often used for advertising
      3: an outstanding characteristic; "his acting was one of the
         high points of the movie" [syn: {point}, {spot}]
      4: a blemish made by dirt; "he had a smudge on his cheek" [syn:
         {smudge}, {spot}, {blot}, {daub}, {smear}, {smirch}, {slur}]
      5: 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" [syn: {spot}, {speckle}, {dapple}, {patch},
         {fleck}, {maculation}]
      6: a section of an entertainment that is assigned to a specific
         performer or performance; "they changed his spot on the
      7: a business establishment for entertainment; "night spot"
      8: a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the
         treasury" [syn: {position}, {post}, {berth}, {office},
         {spot}, {billet}, {place}, {situation}]
      9: a slight attack of illness; "he has a touch of rheumatism"
         [syn: {touch}, {spot}]
      10: a small piece or quantity of something; "a spot of tea"; "a
          bit of paper"; "a bit of lint"; "I gave him a bit of my
          mind" [syn: {spot}, {bit}]
      11: a mark on a die or on a playing card (shape depending on the
          suit) [syn: {spot}, {pip}]
      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}, {spot}]
      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" [syn: {blot}, {smear},
          {smirch}, {spot}, {stain}]
      v 1: catch sight of [syn: {descry}, {spot}, {espy}, {spy}]
      2: detect with the senses; "The fleeing convicts were picked out
         of the darkness by the watchful prison guards"; "I can't make
         out the faces in this photograph" [syn: {spot}, {recognize},
         {recognise}, {distinguish}, {discern}, {pick out}, {make
         out}, {tell apart}]
      3: mar or impair with a flaw; "her face was blemished" [syn:
         {blemish}, {spot}]
      4: make a spot or mark onto; "The wine spotted the tablecloth"
         [syn: {spot}, {fleck}, {blob}, {blot}]
      5: become spotted; "This dress spots quickly"
      6: mark with a spot or spots so as to allow easy recognition;
         "spot the areas that one should clearly identify"

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