- a dark mark or stain, typically one made by ink, paint, or dirt；a shameful act or quality that tarnishes an otherwise good character or reputation
- dry (a wet surface or substance) using an absorbent material；mark or stain (something)
verb: blot, 3rd person present: blots, gerund or present participle: blotting, past tense: blotted, past participle: blotted
- 1. a dark mark or stain, typically one made by ink, paint, or dirt a blot of ink 同義詞 spot, dot, mark, speck, fleck, ... 更多
- ▪ a shameful act or quality that tarnishes an otherwise good character or reputation the only blot on an otherwise clean campaign 同義詞 blemish, taint, flaw, fault, defect, ... 更多
- ▪ a procedure in which proteins or nucleic acids separated on a gel are transferred directly to an immobilizing medium for identification.
- 1. dry (a wet surface or substance) using an absorbent material Guy blotted his face with a dust rag 同義詞 soak up, absorb, take up, suck up, draw up, ... 更多反義詞 exude, moisten
- 2. mark or stain (something) dark patches of dirt blotted the gray dress 同義詞 smudge, smear, spot, blotch, dot, ... 更多反義詞 honor, enhance
- ▪ tarnish the good character or reputation of the turmoil blotted his memory of the school 同義詞 tarnish, taint, stain, blacken, sully, ... 更多反義詞 honor, enhance
- 3. cover writing or pictures with ink or paint so that they cannot be seen Mary dug her brush into black paint and blotted out her picture
- ▪ obscure a view a dust shield blotting out the sun
- ▪ obliterate or disregard something painful in one's memory or existence the concentration necessary to her job blotted out all the feelings
- 4. transfer by means of a blot.