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blot

noun [C] uk   /blɒt/  us   /blɑːt/

blot

verb [T] uk   /blɒt/  us   /blɑːt/ (-tt-)

blot verb [T] (DRY)

to dry a wet surface, or writing done in ink, by pressing something soft against it: I signed my name and blotted the paper. She put on her lipstick and then carefully blotted her lips with a tissue.

blot verb [T] (SPOIL)

to make a blot or blots on something
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