Spot

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Spot or SPOT may refer to:

Places[edit]

People[edit]

Advertising[edit]

  • Radio spot, an over-the-air advertisement
  • TV spot, a televised advertisement
  • Underwriting spot, an announcement made on public broadcasting outlets, especially in the United States, in exchange for funding

Art, entertainment and media[edit]

Fictional entities[edit]

Literature[edit]

  • Spot the Dog, a series of children's books adapted for animation

Music[edit]

Biology[edit]

  • Spot (fish), a fish (Leiostomus xanthurus)
  • SpoT (Biology), a bacterial protein that hydrolizes (p)ppGpp
  • Any of several typically spot-forming fungal or bacterial leaf diseases on plants, caused, for example, by Diplocarpon variants (black spot on roses)
  • Cherry angioma, called Campbell de Morgan spots, small red spots on the skin (usually harmless)
  • Metrorrhagia or spotting, vaginal bleeding not synchronized with a menstrual period
  • Pimple or spot, a skin blemish

Brands, enterprises, and marketing mascots[edit]

Finance[edit]

  • Spot date, a financial term
  • Spot market, a financial market in which financial instruments or commodities are traded for immediate delivery ("on the spot")
    • Spot price, a financial term for price of trade done today

Slang[edit]

Sports[edit]

Technology[edit]

Other meanings[edit]

  • SPOT (TSA program), or "Screening of Passengers by Observation Techniques", an airport security technique
  • Spot Fetcher, a dog owned by U.S. President George W. Bush
  • Spots (cannabis), a method of smoking cannabis, often called hotknifing in the United States
  • USS Spot, an American submarine that served during World War II

See also[edit]