identification dot

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i·den·ti·fi·ca·tion dot

(ī-den'ti-fi-ka'shŭn dot)
Small raised indicator on an intraoral radiographic film; used to determine film orientation.
Synonym(s): embossed dot.
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In Braille, the smallest physical unit is an embossed dot, while the smallest logical unit is a Braille cell -a 3 x 2 array of 6 dot-positions.
The NUMBRL code of a cell is just the sum of the position values of the embossed dots of the cell.
Modern language texts in [New York] Point are a disgrace, while we have yet to find a serious error in any work of this nature coming to us from Britain." (126) Swift's commentary about "dotting" most likely referred to the clarity of the embossed dot when it emerged from the press.
Braille is a form of written language for the blind that uses combinations of embossed dots and points, which are read by touch.