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spotted skunk
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spotted sunfish
Spotted tortoise
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spotted weakfish
Spotted wintergreen
spotting line
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Spotting definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SPOTTING, ppr. Marking with spots; staining.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: the act of spotting or staining something [syn: staining, spotting, maculation]
2: the act of detecting something; catching sight of something [syn: detection, catching, espial, spying, spotting]

U.S. Military Dictionary

Parking aircraft in an approved shipboard landing site. (JP 3-04)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Spot Spot, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Spotted; p. pr. & vb. n. Spotting.] 1. To make visible marks upon with some foreign matter; to discolor in or with spots; to stain; to cover with spots or figures; as, to spot a garnment; to spot paper. 2. To mark or note so as to insure recognition; to recognize; to detect; as, to spot a criminal. [Cant] 3. To stain; to blemish; to taint; to disgrace; to tarnish, as reputation; to asperse. My virgin life no spotted thoughts shall stain. --Sir P. Sidney. If ever I shall close these eyes but once, May I live spotted for my perjury. --Beau. & Fl. To spot timber, to cut or chip it, in preparation for hewing.

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