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hot spot

  

      n  
1    an area of potential violence or political unrest  
2    a lively nightclub or other place of entertainment  
3   
a    any local area of high temperature in a part of an engine, etc.  
b    part of the inlet manifold of a paraffin engine that is heated by exhaust gases to vaporize the fuel  
4      (Med)  
a    a small area on the surface of or within a body with an exceptionally high concentration of radioactivity or of some chemical or mineral considered harmful  
b    a similar area that generates an abnormal amount of heat, as revealed by thermography  
5      (Genetics)   a part of a chromosome that has a tendency for mutation or recombination  
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spot  
      n  
1    a small mark on a surface, such as a circular patch or stain, differing in colour or texture from its surroundings  
2    a geographical area that is restricted in extent  
a beauty spot     
3    a location  
this is the exact spot on which he died     
4    a blemish of the skin, esp. a pimple or one occurring through some disease  
5    a blemish on the character of a person; moral flaw  
6    Informal   a place of entertainment  
we hit all the night spots     
7    Informal     (chiefly Brit)   a small quantity or amount  
a spot of lunch     
8    Informal   an awkward situation  
that puts me in a bit of a spot     
9    a short period between regular television or radio programmes that is used for advertising  
10    a position or length of time in a show assigned to a specific performer  
11       short for       spotlight  
12      (in billiards)  
a      (Also called)    spot ball   the white ball that is distinguished from the plain by a mark or spot  
b    the player using this ball  
13      (Billiards, snooker, etc.)   one of several small black dots on a table that mark where a ball is to be placed  
14    modifier  
a    denoting or relating to goods, currencies, or securities available for immediate delivery and payment  
spot goods         See also       spot market       spot price  
b    involving immediate cash payment  
spot sales     
15    change one's spots   used mainly in negative constructions   to reform one's character  
16    high spot   an outstanding event  
the high spot of the holiday was the visit to the winery     
17    knock spots off   to outstrip or outdo with ease  
18    on the spot  
a    immediately  
b    at the place in question  
c    in the best possible position to deal with a situation  
d    in an awkward predicament  
e    without moving from the place of one's location, etc.  
f    (as modifier)  
our on-the-spot reporter     
19    soft spot   a special sympathetic affection or weakness for a person or thing  
20    tight spot   a serious, difficult, or dangerous situation  
21    weak spot  
a    some aspect of a character or situation that is susceptible to criticism  
b    a flaw in a person's knowledge  
classics is my weak spot     
      vb   , spots, spotting, spotted  
22    tr   to observe or perceive suddenly, esp. under difficult circumstances; discern  
23    to put stains or spots upon (something)  
24    intr   (of some fabrics) to be susceptible to spotting by or as if by water  
silk spots easily     
25    tr   to place here and there  
they spotted observers along the border     
26    to look out for and note (trains, talent, etc.)  
27    intr   to rain slightly; spit  
28    tr     (Billiards)   to place (a ball) on one of the spots  
29      (Military)   to adjust fire in order to correct deviations from (the target) by observation  
30    tr     (U.S.)  
informal   to yield (an advantage or concession) to (one's opponent)  
to spot someone a piece in chess     
     (C12 (in the sense: moral blemish): of German origin; compare Middle Dutch spotte, Old Norse spotti)  
  spottable      adj  


beauty spot  
      n  
1    a place of outstanding beauty  
2    a small dark-coloured patch or spot worn on a lady's face as an adornment or as a foil to her complexion  
3    a mole or other similar natural mark on the skin  
black spot  
      n  
1    a place on a road where accidents frequently occur  
2    any dangerous or difficult place  
3    a disease of roses, Diplocarpon rosae, that causes circular black blotches on the leaves  
blind spot  
      n  
1    a small oval-shaped area of the retina in which vision is not experienced. It marks the nonphotosensitive site of entrance into the eyeball of the optic nerve  
   See       optic disc  
2    a place or area, as in an auditorium or part of a road, where vision is completely or partially obscured or hearing is difficult or impossible  
3    a subject about which a person is ignorant or prejudiced, or an occupation in which he is inefficient  
4    a location within the normal range of a radio transmitter with weak reception  
five-spot  
      n   (in the U.S.) a five-dollar bill  
flat spot  
      n  
1      (Engineering)   a region of poor acceleration over a narrow range of throttle openings, caused by a weak mixture in the carburettor  
2    any narrow region of poor performance in a mechanical device  
flying-spot  
      adj   denoting an electronic system in which a rapidly moving spot of light is used to encode or decode data, for example to obtain a television signal by scanning a photographic film or slide  
Gloucester Old Spot  
      n   a hardy breed of pig, white with a few black markings, that originally lived off windfalls in orchards in the Severn valley  
Great Red Spot  
      n   a large long-lived oval feature, south of Jupiter's equator, that is an anticyclonic disturbance in the atmosphere  
G-spot  
      n   an area in the front wall of the vagina which is alleged to produce an extremely intense orgasm when stimulated  
     (C20: short for Gräfenberg spot, named after Ernst Gräfenberg (1881--1957), German gynaecologist)  
high spot  
      n  
Informal      another word for       highlight       2  
hot spot  
      n  
1    an area of potential violence or political unrest  
2    a lively nightclub or other place of entertainment  
3   
a    any local area of high temperature in a part of an engine, etc.  
b    part of the inlet manifold of a paraffin engine that is heated by exhaust gases to vaporize the fuel  
4      (Med)  
a    a small area on the surface of or within a body with an exceptionally high concentration of radioactivity or of some chemical or mineral considered harmful  
b    a similar area that generates an abnormal amount of heat, as revealed by thermography  
5      (Genetics)   a part of a chromosome that has a tendency for mutation or recombination  
leaf spot  
      n   any of various plant diseases, usually caused by fungi: characterized by dark lesions on the leaves  
Red Spot      See       Great Red Spot  
soft spot  
      n   a sentimental fondness (esp. in the phrase have a soft spot for)  
spot check  
      n  
1    a quick random examination  
2    a check made without prior warning  
      vb  
  spot-check  
3    tr   to perform a spot check on  
spot height  
      n   a mark on a map indicating the height of a hill, mountain, etc.  
spot market  
      n     (Commerce)   a market in which commodities, currencies, or securities are traded for immediate delivery  
   Compare       forward market  
spot-on  
      adj  
Informal   absolutely correct; very accurate  
spot price  
      n   the price of goods, currencies, or securities that are offered for immediate delivery and payment  
spot-weld  
      vb  
1    tr   to join (two pieces of metal, esp. in the form of wire or sheet) by one or more small circular welds by means of heat, usually electrically generated, and pressure  
      n  
2    a weld so formed  
  spot-welder      n  
sweet spot  
      n     (Sport)   the centre area of a racquet, golf club, etc., from which the cleanest shots are made  
trouble spot  
      n   a place of recurring trouble, esp. of political unrest  
two-spot  
      n   a card with two pips; two; deuce  
yellow spot  
      n     (Anatomy)      another name for       macula lutea  

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spot

  

      n  
1    blemish, blot, blotch, daub, discoloration, flaw, mark, pimple, plook     (Scot.)   pustule, scar, smudge, speck, speckle, stain, taint, zit     (slang)  
2    locality, location, place, point, position, scene, site, situation  
3      (informal)   bit, little, morsel, splash  
4      (informal)   difficulty, hot water     (informal)   mess, plight, predicament, quandary, tight spot, trouble  
      vb  
5    behold     (archaic or literary)   catch sight of, descry, detect, discern, espy, identify, make out, observe, pick out, recognize, see, sight  
6    besmirch, blot, dirty, dot, fleck, mark, mottle, scar, smirch, soil, spatter, speckle, splodge, splotch, stain, sully, taint, tarnish  


soft spot     
fondness, liking, partiality, weakness  
spot-on     
accurate, correct, exact, hitting the nail on the head     (informal)   on the bull's-eye     (informal)   on the money     (U.S.)   precise, punctual (to the minute), right, unerring  

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spot ball, beauty spot, black spot, blind spot

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n.
The specular reflection of light from the surface of an eye in a photograph visible as a bright white spot on the eye.
The separate lights of the studio flash kit should be positioned so that the portrait exhibits only one catchlight per eye.
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