Part of speech:
(Chiefly British) A small amount; a bit:
A very small quantity; jot
A coin of very small value, especially an obsolete British coin worth half a farthing.
(Chem., Physics) Any of the smallest particles of an element that combine with similar particles of other elements to produce compounds: atoms combine to form molecules, and consist of a complex arrangement of electrons revolving about a positively charged nucleus containing (except for hydrogen) protons and neutrons and other particles
Any flaw, defect, or shortcoming
A moral stain; disgrace
A very small piece broken from a baked item, such as a cookie, cake, or bread.
An imperfection or lack that causes inadequacy or failure; a shortcoming or deficiency.
A point put above or below a note to show that it is staccato
A quick, intense burst, especially of wind, rain, or snow.
A spot or small patch of color, etc.; speck
A visible object of known position, serving as a guide or point of reference
The smallest particle of a substance that retains the chemical and physical properties of the substance and is composed of two or more atoms; a group of like or different atoms held together by chemical forces.
(Archaic) A small part of something written, such as a clause of a document.
Difficulty or hardship:
A significant, outstanding, or effective idea, argument, or suggestion:
A discolored or soiled spot or smudge:
The least bit; an iota:
Striking or showy appearance or display
A point on a map marking a precise location or target.
A dab hand.
A small drink of alcoholic liquor
A trace or hint:
A small part broken off or detached.
A tiny, solid particle, as of salt or sand
A trifling amount; the smallest bit
The smallest unit of liquid measure, equal to160 fluid dram or about half a drop (0.0616 milliliter): the British and Canadian imperial minim equals160 of an imperial fluid dram or 0.0592 milliliter
A small amount; bit
(Now Chiefly Dial.) A scrap or fragment of food left from a meal
Any small amount
Discarded waste material, especially metal suitable for reprocessing.
A minute part or amount.
A long, narrow strip or piece made by cutting or tearing
A small diacritic mark, such as an accent, vowel mark, or dot over an i.
Anything that is of little importance or worth.
To sprinkle over (with something)
To mark or become marked with mottling or spots.
To cause freckles to appear on
To mark with blotches, streaks, and spots of different colors or shades
To sprinkle freely or thickly
To mark with speckles.
To apply (paint, for example) in dots or short strokes.
A facility; a knack:
A small amount of a color incorporated or added.
A tiny amount; bit
(Anat.) A protoplasmic particle or cell with a special function; esp., any of the erythrocytes (red corpuscles) or leukocytes (white corpuscles) that float in the blood, lymph, etc. of vertebrates
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