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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Blot v. t. [imp. & p. p. Blotted p. pr. & vb. n. Blotting.]
 1. To spot, stain, or bespatter, as with ink.
    The brief was writ and blotted all with gore.   --Gascoigne.
 2. To impair; to damage; to mar; to soil.
    It blots thy beauty, as frosts do bite the meads.   --Shak.
 3. To stain with infamy; to disgrace.
    Blot not thy innocence with guiltless blood.   --Rowe.
 4. To obliterate, as writing with ink; to cancel; to efface; -- generally with out; as, to blot out a word or a sentence. Often figuratively; as, to blot out offenses.
    One act like this blots out a thousand crimes.   --Dryden.
 5. To obscure; to eclipse; to shadow.
    He sung how earth blots the moon's gilded wane.   --Cowley.
 6. To dry, as writing, with blotting paper.
 Syn: -- To obliterate; expunge; erase; efface; cancel; tarnish; disgrace; blur; sully; smear; smutch.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a blemish made by dirt; "he had a smudge on his cheek" [syn:
            smudge, spot, daub, smear, smirch, slur]
      2: an act that brings discredit to the person who does it; "he
         made a huge blot on his copybook" [syn: smear, smirch,
          spot, stain]
      v 1: dry (ink) with blotting paper
      2: make a spot or mark onto; "The wine spotted the tablecloth"
         [syn: spot, fleck, blob]
      [also: blotting, blotted]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See blot