Meaning of spot

Definition of spot

(noun) 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"
a short section or illustration (as between radio or tv programs or in a magazine) that is often used for advertising
an outstanding characteristic; "his acting was one of the high points of the movie"
a blemish made by dirt; "he had a smudge on his cheek"
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"
a section of an entertainment that is assigned to a specific performer or performance; "they changed his spot on the program"
a business establishment for entertainment; "night spot"
a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"
a slight attack of illness; "he has a touch of rheumatism"
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"
a mark on a die or on a playing card (shape depending on the suit)
a lamp that produces a strong beam of light to illuminate a restricted area; used to focus attention of a stage performer
a playing card with a specified number of pips on it to indicate its value; "an eight-spot"
an act that brings discredit to the person who does it; "he made a huge blot on his copybook"
(verb) catch sight of
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"
mar or impair with a flaw; "her face was blemished"
make a spot or mark onto; "The wine spotted the tablecloth"
become spotted; "This dress spots quickly"
mark with a spot or spots so as to allow easy recognition; "spot the areas that one should clearly identify"

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