How to use Spot-on in a sentence
In 1514, the year after the battle of Flodden, in which the burghers had suffered severely, a number of young men surprised an English force at Hornshole, a spot on the Teviot 2 m.
Wordlessly, he pointed to a spot on the floor before him.
And, without sounding boastful, I very nearly got it spot on.
The death dealer touched a gloved finger to a blank spot on the construction paper, and an orchid sprung up, ethereal and hovering over the paper.
Accustomed to late-night jaunts to the neighbor's, Jack walked into the condo and took up his spot on the couch.Advertisement
Jack crossed to what had been his favorite spot on the couch.
Lori pointed at the red spot on her cheek.
He studied a spot on the plate and wiped at it with the towel.
In the European wild cat, on the other hand, the black is limited to a small round spot on the pads, while the colour of the hair as far back as the heel-bone is yellowish or yellowish-grey.
A ray of light from a lamp is thrown on the mirror, whence it is reflected upon a white surface or scale set at a distance of about 3 ft., forming a bright spot on the surface; the slightest angular deflexion of the mirror, owing to its distance from the scale, moves the spot of light a very appreciable distance to the right or left according to the direction of the angular movement.Advertisement
The sacred spot on the forehead of a Hindu pundit is also partly composed of it.
A battle took place at that spot on the 3rd of August, but in spite of Ferruccio's heroism he was defeated and killed; the prince of Orange also fell in that desperate engagement.
But the land was cursed with barrenness, and the oracle declared that Alcmaeon would never find rest until he reached a spot on which the sun had never shone at the time he slew his mother.
A line of railway connects the 2 Y town of Singapore with the spot on the strait opposite to the town of Johor Bharu.
This is the spot on the Medina road .now called the Omra, from a ceremonial connected with it which will be mentioned below.Advertisement
A well-corrected microscope objective with a wide aperture therefore can only represent, free from aberrations, one object-element situated on a definite spot on the axis.
They behave similarly to solvents; and in their liquid condition leave a grease spot on paper.
Presteign is the most easterly spot on the Welsh border, a circumstance that is noted in the Cymric expression to mark the extreme breadth of the Principality - o Tyddewi i Llanandras (" from St Davids to Presteign").
A white blaze on the forehead or a spot on the neck is also seen.
Within the field of vision, all people have a blind spot on the retina of the eye which cannot receive visual images.Advertisement
Love ' em or hate ' em they're here to stay, and Will Sturgeon's analysis sounds spot on.
The menu is spot on with Baltic herrings with new potatoes or glazed belly pork with chinese cabbage!
The performances by the largely no-name cast are spot-on.
His stark warnings about the consequences are spot on.
He did not know that it would become more memorable to him than any other spot on the plain of Borodino.Advertisement
And a minute or two later the Frenchman, a black-eyed fellow with a spot on his cheek, in shirt sleeves, really did jump out of a window on the ground floor, and clapping Pierre on the shoulder ran with him into the garden.
We must be human, we are all mortal you know! and the Frenchman with the spot on his cheek ran back to his comrades.
The snap judgment that he was not to be messed with was spot on.
Enlist som help at the other end of the tape measure to ensure your measurements are spot on.
An excellent spot on the Web to do investigative work into the validity and reputation of an insurance company is the Insure.com Insurance Company Guide.Advertisement
About a week ago he started developing a bald spot on the top of his head.
They don't even have fleas, since we use a monthly spot on flea product to protect them, and they don't go outside anymore.
My kitten has a circular bald spot on the back of his ear.
I just noticed a bald spot on the back of one of my cat's ears.
If you should find a oil spot on your concrete driveway, then go get some of your cat's litter (new not used?), and place it on top of the oil spot.Advertisement
Simply point the beam at a spot on the floor and wiggle it until your cat takes notice.
Whether or not you believe Bach's approach is spot on or crazy, many people have experienced good results from Bach flower essences.
First, if your daughter was a straight A or mostly all A student and NOT in jeopardy of losing her spot on the honor society, then she may have some wiggle room for her point of view.
Also, NEVER use water to take out a spot on silk; it will cause a water stain that will be impossible to take out.
If you sense trouble ahead, your instincts are probably spot on.Advertisement
Whatever the symbolism, a favorite spot on the beach will provide you with special memories and great shots for the photo album that you'll cherish for a lifetime.
It wasn't long before he was making his mark as a singer, landing a spot on The Mickey Mouse Club.
My Name Is was the first rap video to hit the top spot on MTV's TRL.
His television roles include a recurring guest spot on The Larry Sanders Show, where he played himself, as well as guest roles on Mr. Show, 'The Nanny, Spin City, and NewsRadio.
Josh "Jag" Garcia, who was one of two vying for the top spot on the third season of The Next Food Network Star, voluntarily eliminated himself a week before America picked the show's winner.Advertisement
Released on August 30, 2005, it climbed to the number one spot on the Billboard charts by September 17 of that same year.
Over time, he scaled back to just three girlfriends, with Holly taking top dog spot on the girlfriend roster.
Sometimes, the tabloids get it all wrong, but lately it seems, when they are talking about a celebrity couple splitting, they've been spot on.
More recent appearances include a 3-episode run on the popular television show Scrubs, as well as a guest spot on the drama The Ghost Whisperer.
Proving he was more than just a funny guy, Jamie Foxx earned the Best Actor Oscar in 2004 for his spot-on portrayal of legendary songwriter and singer Ray Charles in the box office hit Ray.Advertisement
The downside to waiting so long to book a spot on a Christmas cruise is that you might get stuck in an inside cabin or with your family spread throughout the ship, rather than in adjoining cabins.
Cruise enthusiasts, who love leaf peeping during autumn, may consider booking a spot on American Cruise Lines eight-day, seven-night fall river cruise.
You must be 21 years or older to reserve a spot on this New Year's Eve cruise.
In other cases, you may be unable to score a spot on a cruise because you waited too long.
Before you can win the contest and secure a spot on the cruise, you have to enter the contest.
Second, the only way to get a spot on the cruise is by winning a contest.
Not everyone is eligible to win a spot on the Bud Light Port Paradise Cruise.
If you're fortunate enough to win a spot on the 2010 Bud Light Port Paradise Cruise, carefully consider who you might want to take with you.
To take in the gorgeous landscapes, simply secure a spot on the deck of a riverboat or other cruise vessel.
Finally, don't wait too long to reserve your spot on a last minute sailing from Galveston.
Disney last minute cruise deals guarantee you a spot on the ship at deeply discounted rates.
Grandma and Grandpa also saved a spot on one of the ship's decks where the rest of the family could check in throughout the day.
Spot-On flea control products such as Frontline, and Advantage are useful in the fight to control fleas.
Could her dog behaving an allergic reaction to this popular spot on flea control product?
Using a spot on flea preventative, or a flea collar are just two ways to control these pesky pests.
Thinning hair is a common symptom of many dog skin allergies, and some of the spot-on flea control products produce adverse affects in some pets.
Not since the Boston Terrier hit the top nearly seventy years ago has a small breed worked its way to such a high spot on the list.
After a walk, a Greyhound has a remarkable ability to curl up into a fetal position and snuggle into a small spot on the couch.
A. petraa, a neat, sturdy little plant, with pure white flowers, is a native of some of the higher Scottish mountains, rare, but very pretty when well grown on a moist well-exposed spot on the rock garden.
Do you have a sunny windowsill or a spot on the patio that gets sunshine all day?
A chair near your garden will be your favorite spot on a summer afternoon, and the satisfaction you get from learning how to make a butterfly garden will make it well worth the trouble.
Slipknot formed in the mid-1990s, but the band didn't break through to mainstream success until their debut album - supported by endless touring including a spot on Ozzfest - eventually went platinum in 2000.
Using the level, find the highest spot on your floor - In a perfect world, all floors and walls are perfectly plumb.
It is necessary to find and mark the highest spot on your kitchen floor because when you begin the installation, you will shim all the other cabinets to be even with this spot.
Next to making sure that you've evaluated your project well and know what you're getting into, the most important thing you can do to avoid problems is confirm that your opening is spot-on before you install the door frames.
If you've felt that your sleeves didn't quite hit the ideal spot on your biceps or you've had trouble keeping your polo tucked in, trying on a tall size may be a good idea.
If you'd rather not set aside a spot on the ground for a pile of compost, you may want to purchase a compost bin.
Most dogs and cats love to curl up on a soft pillow, usually in the best chair in the house or the premium spot on the sofa.
This attractive style from Jessica London is spot on for the minimalist trend, and features a surplice neckline and empire waist for a flattering fit.
At the very least, you want to inspect its finest details to ensure that it falls to the right spot on your body (it should not be too short, for example) and that the material is comfortable (if it's itchy, nix it).
Tunic tops are enjoying a revival with the current Boho-chic style, so whether you are heading to work or just running errands, pair an embroidered tunic with slim-cut jeans or jeggings for a spot-on "Bohonista" look.
Revolution is known for its spot on the cutting edge of eyewear fashion.
If there is a blank spot on your prescription, leave it blank on the order form too.
When an inconsistency is present, you'll notice it as a wave in the light's reflection, or a dead spot where the light source doesn't reflect off of the lens the same way or with the same sheen in one spot on the lens as another.
Although stops at Disney attractions deserve a spot on any theme park lover's list, don't miss the other fun amusement parks Florida has to offer.
When you dig up a glowing spot on the ground, plant a bag of money in the hole.
Since then, fragging aliens (and your friends) has never been the same.If you're having trouble killing the Covenant Hunters, you may want to look for an orange spot on the back of their neck or back.
This is a good thing because the control is spot-on.
The vineyards are gone now but San Antonio still operates, producing wine at their original spot on Lamar Street near downtown just off of I-5.
To get a correct measurement, simply have someone measure the length from the largest bump on the back of your neck to the spot on your lower back that is directly across from the very top of your hipbones.
A tiny purple or red spot on the skin resulting from a hemorrhage under the skin's surface.
A mole (nevus) is a pigmented (colored) spot on the outer layer of the skin (epidermis).
Signs include dry lips, the absence of tears when crying, a sinking soft spot on an infant's head, and no urination in eight hours or very dark urine.
Pityriasis rosea is a mild skin disorder common among children and young adults, manifesting initially as a single round spot on the body and followed later by a rash of colored spots on the body and upper arms.
If the procedure is repeated, structural changes in the eardrum can occur, such as loss of tone (flaccidity), shrinkage or retraction, or hardening of a spot on the eardrum (tympanosclerosis).
The soft spot on a baby's head (fontanelle) is somewhat sunken.
They theorized that there must be a spot on the DNA chain that controls eye color, but they needed to determine what it was that caused some people to have brown eyes and some to have lighter eyes, even to the point of a pale blue color.
Eventually, he moved forward and relocated to an independent spot on 57th Street.
Using the dropper, withdraw urine and place into the well in the designated spot on the test cassette.
Her spot on the show is well-earned through years of hard work and her witty character.
The Lamaze method teaches you to focus on a spot on the wall or have a special picture hanging on the wall on which you can concentrate.
The two points to stimulate that have previously led to induction in full-term pregnancies are a spot on the inner lower leg about four fingers above the ankle bone and the loose skin of the hand between the thumb and the pointer finger.
She landed the number one spot on Maxim's Hot 100 list in 2001.
By offering the possibility of an eventual spot on the Texas Bikini Team, the stakes are higher than most other bikini contests.
Statement making pieces like gigantic flower power rings (think Samantha's in the Sex and the City movie) and black onyx are big spot-on jewelry hitters.
The opponent must tell the attacking player which boat was hit and then place a red peg in the appropriate spot on the boat.
Grab an ornament that either your child made or one that was purchased specifically for them, and place it above their now decorated spot on the tree.
The facial details are spot on without being too scary.
Some bags weave floral designs into the bags themselves for an interesting look, while others offer a floral accent made from silk, leather, or other material, on a prominent spot on the bag.
Amazingly, Linda's first book, Linda Goodman's Sun Signs, was the first astrology book to ever earn a spot on the New York Times Bestseller List.
The split rubber sole will absorb shock and has a spin spot on the ball of the foot.
Jenna's endless effervescence lands her a spot on the Power Squad and she quickly becomes a leader in the classroom and in the hallways.
As the number one spot on the east coast to get inked, Miami Ink now serves celebrity clients as well as the average 18-year-old looking for a cool tat to impress his or her friends.
Tacho - Tacho are named after the national bird of Japan and, like the crane they are named for, they have a single red spot on the their foreheads.
Many people list the point of the elbow as one of the most painful places to be tattooed, and the spider web tattoo utilizes this area as the center or blank spot on the tattoo.
Company Holidays may merit a spot on the cubicle wall while "New Phone System" may be useful for only a short time.
Those Bring It On cheers with their sassy urban funk earned the sleeper hit a whopping $90 million dollars and a spot on Entertainment Weekly's 50 Best High School Movies.
Regardless, the nine best dancers out of the audition trials will secure a spot on the dance squad.
The girls that go on the photo shoot have no idea whether or not they've "won" a coveted spot on the calendar.
Houston Texans cheerleaders host the biggest tryouts in the nation, so expect rigorous competition if you desire a spot on the team.
It took one member six tries before gaining a spot on the 2009 roster.
Most importantly, however, delivering these moves with high energy and a beaming smile will be your best strategy for obtaining a spot on the squad!
She eventually landed a spot on Star Search and lost, then at age 11, re-auditioned for The Mickey Mouse Club and was finally accepted.
Jessica began acting, appearing in a guest spot on TV's "That 70's Show", opposite Ashton Kutcher.
Donny's next stop was a part with the "Grapevine Opry Kids" which in turn landed him a spot on NBC's Saturday morning pilot, "Country Kids".
The movie Soundtrack has twice hit the number 1 spot on the Billboard charts, on March 1 and March 20, 2006.
In 2003, a record company offered Lost Soul decent a contract for studio time, a 6 month supporting spot on a major act tour, and national distribution of their CD.
Lyrics Mania - Lyrics Mania is always a good first spot on any lyric finding mission and they deliver when it comes to My Morning Jacket.
Although a slow seller at first, the Footloose soundtrack eventually rose to the number one spot on the Billboard Charts in April of that year, knocking Michael Jackson's Thriller out of that space.
The song also reached the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100 in July of 2007.
Make a blindfold out of a piece of cloth and ask the kids to try to put the roof in the correct spot on the house while their eyes are covered.
However, while there is a great deal more to landing a spot on a reality show than simply filling out an application, we are able to get some insight in to the early stages of the process.
Tiffany takes one of the men along when she does a guest spot on a TV show.
To apply for a spot on this show, visit the TLC website and fill out an online application.
Scream Queens is a competitive reality show where 10 unknown actresses vie for a spot on a horror movie.
If you are applying for a spot on talent-based reality TV shows -such as "American Idol" or "So You Think You Can Dance"- the application process is slightly different.
However, there are a few tips you can follow to increase your chances of landing a spot on a reality TV series.
Anyone who hopes to land a spot on a reality show is welcome to turn up at an open call provided they meet basic requirements, such as age, which are specific to each show.
The competition to land a spot on the show is fierce, but there are things you can do to increase your chances of surviving the cuts.
Whatever your reason for shooting for reality show stardom, here is what you need to know about landing a spot on a reality program.
The show features three judges who rate and provide feedback to a group of contestants who audition for a spot on the show.
He won a spot on his school soccer team after giving up playing for a while, but he had to leave the team because his legs began to bow.
They are instructed only to look for him if he calls and requests rescue using his satellite phone or if he is not at the arranged pick-up spot on the seventh day.
After a series of auditions and interviews, Barney made the cut and landed a coveted spot on the show.
You don't have to be a Star Trek fan to enjoy Galaxy Quest, but it helps, because the parallels are everywhere, right down to Tim Allen's spot-on renditions of William Shatner's acting tics.
The portrayals of Harry Potter's characters continue to be spot-on in Prisoner of Azkaban.
The ones I created My lesson from that experience is that as much as I loved the series, I could never know enough to do a spot-on job of all the characters, which was hard for me.
As book three climbed to the number one spot on the hardback bestseller charts, demand for the first two Harry Potter books jumped, and they landed amid titles listed at the top of the paperback bestseller list.
Nail fungus infections normally begin as a small spot on one nail and quickly spread as mold/fungi spores multiply.
Most often, toenail fungus begins with a small yellow or white spot on the nail bed.
Soak a Q-tip with the vinegar, or purchase a dropper for spot-on application.
The dark spots are most commonly the result of acne that has healed, leaving behind a dark spot on the skin.
A small, light brown colored spot on the lower jaw is not likely to be very noticeable, while a dark brown spot directly on the cheek will be much more obvious.
Myspace, one of today's most popular network services, started out as a spot on the web for aspiring rockstars to promote their band's music and videos.
This means that if you click and drag an image to a particular spot on the page in design mode, that is exactly where the image will show up on your web page.
The wine list is outstanding, the service attentive and attention to detail spot-on.
She examined a rough spot on her thumbnail.
He lifted her and carried her to her bedroom, finding a spot on the bed that had avoided being shredded or covered with junk from her dressers.
It was a green tin, with a red spot on it.
The dog sniffed around and stopped at a large blood spot on the floor.
She glanced up to find him staring at the spot on the floor.
The story of the Jews in Russia and Rumania remains a black spot on the European record.
This book has actually earned a highly revered spot on my kitchen counter bookshelf.
You'll have better luck getting a spot on a cruise at the last minute during the off-season, so keep that in mind as you wait to jump on the perfect deal.