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spit

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a soft spot for

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  • fondness for
  • liking for
  • attachment to
  • love of
  • taste for
  • preference for
  • penchant for
  • weakness for
  • predilection for
  • fancy for
  • partiality for

on the spot

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Synonyms for spot

a very small mark

a mark of discredit or disgrace

a particular portion of space chosen for something

to mark or soil with spots

to put in or assign to a certain position or location

to perceive, especially barely or fleetingly

to perceive and fix the identity of, especially with difficulty

to look for and discover

having no particular pattern, purpose, organization, or structure

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a short section or illustration (as between radio or tv programs or in a magazine) that is often used for advertising

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an outstanding characteristic

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a section of an entertainment that is assigned to a specific performer or performance

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a job in an organization

a slight attack of illness

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a small piece or quantity of something

a mark on a die or on a playing card (shape depending on the suit)

a lamp that produces a strong beam of light to illuminate a restricted area

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a playing card with a specified number of pips on it to indicate its value

an act that brings discredit to the person who does it

catch sight of

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mar or impair with a flaw

become spotted

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mark with a spot or spots so as to allow easy recognition

References in periodicals archive ?
Therefore, the voltage is a function of both the current and the cold spot temperature, which can be expressed by the phenomenological formula through fitting the measured data in Figs.
I decided to look in the direction of this cold spot," Rudnick says, "and see what I could see.
In their study, Huterer and Zhang analyzed the cold spot using two simpler statistical tools.
Moreover, these large-scale hot and cold spots in the microwave background would signify structures 10 times larger than any so far observed in the universe.
The unit moves massive amounts of air over a large area and creates regular air turnover to eliminate hazardous hot and cold spots.
In a Contherm, blades scrape the heat transfer surface at predetermined intervals to reduce fouling and prevent hot or cold spots developing.
One reason for the ups and downs in brightness is the existence of cold spots on their surfaces.
Oven temperatures are very uniform to [+ or -] 10[degrees]F so that there are no hot or cold spots.
The average temperature was between 6C and 8C but there were hot spots and cold spots.
The machines' unique cylindrical oven is now about 10% longer, which is said to increase productivity and energy efficiency by eliminating dead or cold spots.
In addition, Suprasec 1398 has a slower crystallization rate, decreasing the material's susceptibility to cold spots.
It is possible for cold spots to harbor harmful bacteria such as salmonella, which is a particular concern for baby bottles.
Fan blades push the heated air in a flow that removes hot spots, cold spots and harsh heat -- upward across the ceiling, down the walls, across the floor and back again into circulation to be reheated.
This remnant radiation is riddled with hot and cold spots, most of which reflect the lumpiness of the infant universe, from which galaxies grew.
Intended for wireless computer, networking and wireless surveillance installations, the ZC Model 270 measures baseline RF levels, RFI signals, and hot and cold spots.