Dot

Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope

Dot may refer to any of the following:

Dot1. A dot is a single pixel on a matrix display.

2. Single small dot on a dot matrix printer print out.

3. A dot is a name of the period separating related pieces of information on the Internet such as www.computerhope.com, which would be pronounced www-dot-computerhope-dot-com.

4. 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.

Game terms, Period