The Spot is a fictional character, a comic book supervillain in the Marvel Comics universe and appearing as an enemy of Spider-Man and Daredevil.

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SPOT is a high-resolution, optical imaging Earth observation satellite system operating from space. It is run by Spot Image based in Toulouse, France. It was initiated by the CNES in the 1970s and was developed in association with the SSTC and the Swedish National Space Board . It has been designed to improve the knowledge and management of the Earth by exploring the Earth's resources, detecting and forecasting phenomena involving climatology and oceanography, and monitoring human activities and natural phenomena. The SPOT system includes a series of satellites and ground control resources for satellite control and programming, image production, and distribution.

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  1. A round or irregular patch on the surface of a thing having a different color, texture etc. and generally round in shape.
    The leopard is noted for the spots of color in its fur.
  2. A stain or disfiguring mark.
    I have tried everything, and I can’t get this spot out.
  3. A pimple, papule or pustule.
    That morning, I saw that a spot had come up on my chin.
    I think she's got chicken pox; she's covered in spots.
  4. A small, unspecified amount or quantity.
    Would you like to come round on Sunday for a spot of lunch?
  5. A bill of five-dollar or ten-dollar denomination in dollars.
    Here's the twenty bucks I owe you, a ten spot and two five spots.
  6. A location or area.
    I like to eat lunch in a pleasant spot outside.
    For our anniversary we went back to the same spot where we first met.
  7. A parking space.
  8. An official determination of placement.
    The fans were very unhappy with the referee's spot of the ball.
  9. A bright lamp; a spotlight.
  10. A brief advertisement or program segment on television.
    Did you see the spot on the news about the shoelace factory?
  11. Difficult situation; predicament
    She was in a real spot when she ran into her separated husband while on a date.
  12. One who spots (supports or assists a maneuver, or is prepared to assist if safety dictates); a spotter
  13. penalty spot
  14. The act of spotting or noticing something.
    - You've misspelled "terrapin" here.
    ''- Whoops. Good spot.
  15. A variety of the common domestic pigeon, so called from a spot on its head just above the beak.
  16. A food fish (Liostomus xanthurus) of the Atlantic coast of the United States, with a black spot behind the shoulders and fifteen oblique dark bars on the sides.
  17. The southern redfish, or red horse, which has a spot on each side at the base of the tail.
  18. Commodities, such as merchandise and cotton, sold for immediate delivery.
  19. An autosoliton.


  1. To see, find; to pick out, notice, locate, distinguish or identify
    Try to spot the differences between these two pictures.
  2. To loan a small amount of money to someone.
    I’ll spot you ten dollars for lunch.
  3. To stain; to leave a spot (on).
    Hard water will spot if it is left on a surface.
    a garment spotted with mould
  4. To remove, or attempt to remove, a stain.
    I spotted the carpet where the child dropped spaghetti.
  5. To support or assist a maneuver, or to be prepared to assist if safety dictates.
    I can’t do a back handspring unless somebody spots me.
  6. To keep the head and eyes pointing in a single direction while turning.
    Most figure skaters do not spot their turns like dancers do.
  7. To stain; to blemish; to taint; to disgrace; to tarnish, as reputation.

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