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DOT

Designated Order Turnaround

A computerized order-entry system on the New York Stock Exchange that bypasses brokers and automatically executes orders at the best available price through a specialist on the trading floor. It is used predominantly for small and odd-lot orders. See also: SOES.

DOT

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Three minute dots, no bigger than pin-heads, decorated each lip, and at a little distance were not at all discernible.
Now, if, in place of the unknown characters, we leave blank spaces, or substitute dots, we read thus:the tree thr.
Hurree Babu had seen all he wanted to see when he sat on the threshing-floor of Ziglaur, twenty miles away as the eagle flies, and forty by road - that is to say, two small dots which one day were just below the snow-line, and the next had moved downward perhaps six inches on the hillside.
A few white dots above each eye indicated the hoary eyebrows; and one of them ran upward almost erect.
It is a carnivorous plant of about the bigness of a large sage-brush such as dots our western plains.
So now I was in possession of C, O, and M, and I was in a position to attack the first message once more, dividing it into words and putting dots for each symbol which was still unknown.
The streets seemed to broaden out, they became clearer, and the little dots that were people larger as the Vaterland came down again.
If Denham could have seen how visibly books of algebraic symbols, pages all speckled with dots and dashes and twisted bars, came before her eyes as they trod the Embankment, his secret joy in her attention might have been dispersed.
Darkness fell as sharply as a knife in this climate, and the town then sprang out in circles and lines of bright dots beneath them.
Toward evening of the second day they reached a sandy plain where walking was difficult; but some distance before them they saw a group of palm trees, with many curious black dots under them; so they trudged bravely on to reach that place by dark and spend the night under the shelter of the trees.
Dots of all ages, and all sizes, filled the chamber.
The little dots in the foreground became grazing herds of deer and antelope and bos; a huge woolly rhinoceros wallowed in a mudhole to the right, and beyond, a mighty mammoth culled the tender shoots from a tall tree.