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noun 
  1. a blemish, spot or stain made by a coloured substance
  2. (context, by extension) a stain on someone's reputation or character; a disgrace
  3. (biochemistry) the Southern blot analysis (and derived Northern and Western) analytical techniques
  4. (games) an exposed piece in backgammon
verb to blot (transitive or intransitive)
  1. to cause a blot (on something) by spilling a coloured substance
  2. to soak up, or absorb liquid
  3. to hide, obscure or obliterate something
Etymology: Originally "blemish," perhaps from Old Norse blettr, or from Old French bloche "clod of earth."


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