a method of making corrections in halftone positives or negatives by using chemicals to reduce the size of halftone dots.
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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 …
- dostoyevsky, feodor,
- dot ball,
- dot matrix,
- dot product,
- dot the i's and cross the t's,
Origin of dot etching
First recorded in 1945–50
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