dot-and-dash

dot-and-dash
I. \\| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷\ adjective or dot-dash \\ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷\
1. : formed of or as if of alternating dots and dashes

run a dot-and-dash line across the sheet

2. : consisting of or using an alphabet made up of dots and dashes as signals for communicating

secret conversations by means of long and short muscular movements in the Morse dot-and-dash system

II. transitive verb or dot-dash \\“\
1. : to mark with a succession of dots and dashes
2. : to convey by means of a dot-and-dash system

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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