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mote 1

 (mōt)
n.
A very small particle; a speck: "Dust motes hung in a slant of sunlight" (Anne Tyler).

[Middle English mot, from Old English.]

mote 2

 (mōt)
aux.v. Archaic
May; might.

[Middle English moten, from Old English mōtan; see med- in Indo-European roots.]

mote

(məʊt)
n
a tiny speck
[Old English mot; compare Middle Dutch mot grit, Norwegian mutt speck]

mote

(məʊt)
vb, past moste (məʊst)
(takes an infinitive without to) archaic may or might
[Old English mōt, first person singular present tense of mōtan to be allowed]

mote1

(moʊt)

n.
a small particle or speck, esp. of dust.
[before 1000; Middle English, Old English mot speck; akin to Frisian, Dutch mot grit, sawdust]

mote2

(moʊt)

v. pt. moste (mōst). Archaic.
may or might.
[before 900; Middle English mot(e), Old English mōt. See must1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mote - (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anythingmote - (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything
grain - a relatively small granular particle of a substance; "a grain of sand"; "a grain of sugar"
grinding - material resulting from the process of grinding; "vegetable grindings clogged the drain"
material, stuff - the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object; "coal is a hard black material"; "wheat is the stuff they use to make bread"
chylomicron - a microscopic particle of triglycerides produced in the intestines during digestion; in the bloodstream they release their fatty acids into the blood
flyspeck - a tiny dark speck made by the excrement of a fly
identification particle - a tiny particle of material that can be added to a product to indicate the source of manufacture

mote

noun speck, spot, grain, particle, fragment, atom, mite Dust motes swirled in the sunlight.
Translations

mote

[məʊt] Nátomo m, mota f
to see the mote in our neighbour's eye and not the beam in our ownver la paja en el ojo ajeno y no la viga en el propio

mote

n (old)Staubkorn nt, → Stäubchen nt; to see the mote in one’s neighbour’s eye (and not the beam in one’s own)den Splitter im Auge des anderen (und nicht den Balken im eigenen Auge) sehen
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