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microdot

[mahy-kruh-dot] /ˈmaɪ krəˌdɒt/
noun
1.
a photograph reduced to the size of a printed period, used especially to transmit messages, photographs, drawings, etc.
verb (used with object), microdotted, microdotting.
2.
to make a microdot of.
Origin of microdot
1945-1950
First recorded in 1945-50; micro- + dot1
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microdot

/ˈmaɪkrəʊˌdɒt/
noun
1.
a microcopy about the size of a pinhead, used esp in espionage
2.
a tiny tablet containing LSD
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