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spots, plural;
  1. See, notice, or recognize (someone or something) that is difficult to detect or that one is searching for
    • - Andrew spotted the ad in the paper
    • - the men were spotted by police
  2. Recognize that (someone) has a particular talent, esp. for sports or show business
    • - we were spotted by a talent scout
  3. Locate an enemy's position, typically from the air
    • - they were spotting for enemy aircraft
  4. Mark with spots
    • - the velvet was spotted with stains
  5. Become marked with spots
    • - a damp atmosphere causes the flowers to spot
  6. Cover (a surface or area) thinly
    • - thorn trees spotted the land
  7. Stain or sully the moral character or qualities of

  8. Place (a billiard ball or football) on its designated starting point

  9. Give or lend (money) to (someone)
    • - I'll spot you $300
  10. Allow (an advantage) to (someone) in a game or sport
    • - the higher-rated team spots the lower-rated team the difference in their handicaps
  11. Observe or assist (a gymnast) during a performance in order to minimize the chance of injury to the gymnast

  1. A small round or roundish mark, differing in color or texture from the surface around it
    • - ladybugs have black spots on their red wing covers
  2. A small mark or stain
    • - a spot of mildew on the wall
  3. A pimple

  4. A moral blemish or stain

  5. A pip on a domino, playing card, or die

  6. A banknote of a specified value
    • - a ten-spot
  7. A particular place or point
    • - a nice secluded spot
    • - an ideal picnic spot
  8. A small feature or part of something with a particular quality
    • - his bald spot
    • - there was one bright spot in a night of dismal failure
  9. A position within a listing; a ranking
    • - the runner-up spot
  10. An advantage allowed to a player as a handicap

  11. A place for an individual item within a show
    • - she couldn't do her usual singing spot in the club
  12. A small amount of something
    • - a spot of rain
  13. Denoting a system of trading in which commodities or currencies are delivered and paid for immediately after a sale
    • - trading in the spot markets
    • - the current spot price

  1. descry: catch sight of
  2. topographic point: 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"
  3. a short section or illustration (as between radio or tv programs or in a magazine) that is often used for advertising
  4. 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"
  5. blemish: mar or impair with a flaw; "her face was blemished"
  6. point: an outstanding characteristic; "his acting was one of the high points of the movie"
  7. SpoT is a bacterial protein that hydrolizes alarmones, (p)ppGpp, in the bacterial stringent response.
  8. And One is a German synthpop and EBM band. Their members include Steve Naghavi, Chris Ruiz (1989–1991 and 2001 to present), Joke Jay (1992–2001), Rick Schah (1994–2001), Alex Two (1990–1993), Annelie Bertilsson (2000) and Gio van Oli (2001 to present).
  9. A Beanie Baby is a stuffed animal, made by Ty Warner Inc., which was later renamed as Ty Inc. in late 1993. Each toy has an inner "posable lining" and is stuffed with plastic pellets (or "beans") rather than conventional stuffing (see PVC and PE), giving Beanie Babies a flexible feel.
  10. The Spot (Dr. Jonathan Ohnn) is a fictional character, a comic book supervillain in the Marvel Comics universe and appearing as an enemy of Spider-Man. He was created by Al Milgrom and Herb Trimpe. ...
  11. SPOT is an annual music festival in the city of Århus, Denmark, showcasing up-and-coming Danish and Scandinavian talent. ...
  12. Jerry Chamberlain (born Gerald Parker Chamberlain, February 25, 1952, Inglewood, California), is a singer, songwriter, guitarist, and producer, best known for his work with the rock bands Daniel Amos and The Swirling Eddies (credited as "Spot").
  13. A popular given name for a dog
  14. A round or irregular patch on the surface of a thing having a different color, texture etc. and generally round in shape; A stain or disfiguring mark; A pimple, papule or pustule; A small, unspecified amount or quantity; A bill of five-dollar or ten-dollar denomination in dollars; A location or ...
  15. (Spots) Commercials; paid announcements.
  16. (spots) Small, cloudy specks in the eye that become noticeable when they fall in the line of sight.
  17. (Spots (aka Commercials)) individual commercials that run during breaks.
  18. (Spots) Marks placed on the table to designate where a rack of balls are to be placed, or where penalty balls are to be spotted.
  19. (Spots) Short for a spot light, also refers to disk brakes
  20. (Spots) The areas on the table designated for bets.
  21. (Spots) The circular dots marked on a domino tile denominating the suit of one end.  Also known as "pips" or "dots".
  22. (Spots) generally a small stain – a spot of wine or another substance may have fallen on the garment.
  23. (Spots) the opposite of “voids”, spots are defects consisting of ink or dirt spots within the spaces or quiet areas of a bar code. Depending on size and orientation, scanning across a spot could make a wide space appear to be two narrow spaces separated by a narrow bar.
  24. (spots) Particles that float in the vitreous, which is jelly-like substance that fills the center cavity of the eye, and cast shadows on the retina. Some spots are formed before birth while others occur normally with aging. ...
  25. (spots) Parts of the image corresponding to the DNA probes on the microarray.