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dit

[dit] /dɪt/
noun
1.
an echoic word, the referent of which is a click or brief tone interval, used to designate the dot of Morse code, International Morse code, etc.
Compare dah.
Origin of dit
1935-1940
First recorded in 1935-40
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dit

/dɪt/
noun
1.
the short sound used, in combination with the long sound dah, in the spoken representation of Morse and other telegraphic codes Compare dot1 (sense 6)
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