dit

[ dit ]
/ dɪt /
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noun

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

First recorded in 1935–40
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dit

/ (dɪt) /

noun

the short sound used, in combination with the long sound dah, in the spoken representation of Morse and other telegraphic codesCompare dot 1 (def. 6)
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