- Single pixel on a matrix display.
- Single small dot on a dot matrix printer print out.
A period separating related pieces of information on the Internet such as www.computerhope.com,
which would be pronounced www-dot-computerhope-dot-com.
- In a RPG or MMORPG, a DOT is short for Damage Over Time and is
a spell or other damage that causes a player or creature in a game harm for a short period of a time. For example, a player hit by a poison spell could be poisoned for several seconds unless they are cured.
Also see: Game definitions, Period