a company doing business mostly or solely on the Internet.
of or relating to such a company or to the business it conducts.
DOTRead more in this article about some frequently asked questions and fun facts related to our definitions.
Word Fact: What’s the Name for the Dot Over the i and j?While many languages, such as Arabic and Hebrew, add specific accents to the letters or characters throughout their alphabet, the English alphabet has only two letters that include a diacritic dot. This mark is added to a letter to signal a change in either the sound or meaning of a character. What is the additional name of this curious dot that hovers over the ninth …
- dot ball,
- dot etching,
- dot matrix,
- dot product,
- dot the i's and cross the t's,
- dot-matrix printer,
Origin of dot-com
1995–2000; from the pronunciation of .com, suffix of domain name in most commercial Internet addresses
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