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dot

noun [C]
 
 
/dɒt/
INTERNET a very small round mark that is used in an internet address or email address to separate its parts: Dot gov sites are reserved for governmental offices.
on the dot exactly at the stated or expected time
connect/join the dots to understand the relationship between different ideas, facts, or experiences: My experiment has revealed how we fail to connect the dots between the way we live today and the needs of tomorrow.
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