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Definition of Jot

Jot

  1. An iota; a point; a tittle; the smallest particle. Cf. Bit, n.
  2. To set down; to make a brief note of; -- usually followed by down.

Jot Quotations

History could pass for a scarlet text, its jot and title graven red in human blood.
Eldridge Cleaver

Writing is no trouble: you just jot down ideas as they occur to you. The jotting is simplicity itself - it is the occurring which is difficult.
Stephen Leacock

Whenever something happens that makes me laugh or if I remember something in the middle of the night that I want to share, I jot the experience down.
Tori Spelling

I tend to jot down moments, lines, interactions that don't really make any sense. I try and explain these scattered notes to my close friends, and they become more and more logical. I see screenwriting as a bit like a math equation which I have to solve.
Asghar Farhadi

We've forgotten how to remember, and just as importantly, we've forgotten how to pay attention. So, instead of using your smartphone to jot down crucial notes, or Googling an elusive fact, use every opportunity to practice your memory skills. Memory is a muscle, to be exercised and improved.
Joshua Foer
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Jot Translations

jot in Dutch is jota
jot in Swedish is annotera, jota

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