"dotting" in the verb sense
1. dot, stud, constellate
scatter or intersperse like dots or studs
"Hills constellated with lights"
2. scatter, sprinkle, dot, dust, disperse
"He scattered gun powder under the wagon"
make a dot or dots
mark with a dot
"dot your `i's"
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