Spot or SPOT may refer to:




  • 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


Arts, entertainment, and mediaEdit

Fictional charactersEdit


Biology and healthcareEdit

  • Spot (fish), a fish (Leiostomus xanthurus)
  • SpoT, a bacterial protein that hydrolizes (p)ppGpp
  • Spot, 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 and enterprisesEdit


  • Spot, American slang for a bill of currency, e.g., a "Ten spot" is $10
  • Spot, old Australian and New Zealand slang for one hundred dollars
  • Spot date, a financial term
  • Spot market, a financial market in which financial instruments or commodities are traded for immediate delivery
    • Spot price, a financial term for price of trade done today


Other meaningsEdit

  • Spot (professional wrestling), a pre-planned wrestling move or series of moves
  • SPOT (TSA program), or "Screening of Passengers by Observation Techniques", an airport security technique
  • Spot, American slang for a music venue or club
  • Spots (cannabis), a method of smoking cannabis, often called hotknifing in the United States
  • USS Spot, an American submarine launched in 1944 and sold to Chile and renamed in 1962

See alsoEdit