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Definition of blot verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    blot

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//blɒt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//blɑːt//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they blot
    BrE BrE//blɒt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//blɑːt//
     
    he / she / it blots
    BrE BrE//blɒts//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//blɑːts//
     
    past simple blotted
    BrE BrE//ˈblɒtɪd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈblɑːtɪd//
     
    past participle blotted
    BrE BrE//ˈblɒtɪd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈblɑːtɪd//
     
    -ing form blotting
    BrE BrE//ˈblɒtɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈblɑːtɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1blot something (up) to remove liquid from a surface by pressing soft paper or cloth on it
  2. 2blot something to make a spot or spots of ink fall on paper
  3. Word Origin late Middle English: probably of Scandinavian origin and related to Old Norse blettr.Idioms (old-fashioned, informal) to do something to spoil the opinion that other people have of you Phrasal Verbsblot somethingout
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