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biting, present participle; bites, 3rd person singular present; bit, past tense; bitten, past participle;
  1. (of a person or animal) Use the teeth to cut into something in order to eat it
    • - Rosa bit into a cupcake
    • - he bit a mouthful from the sandwich
  2. (of an animal or a person) Use the teeth in order to inflict injury on
    • - she had bitten, scratched, and kicked her assailant
  3. (of a snake, insect, or spider) Wound with fangs, pincers, or a sting
    • - she was bitten by an adder
  4. (of an animal) Snap at; attempt to bite
    • - it is not unusual for this dog to bite at its owner's hand
  5. (of an acid) Corrode a surface
    • - chemicals have bitten deep into the stone
  6. (of a fish) Take the bait or lure on the end of a fishing line into the mouth

  7. (of a person) Be persuaded to accept a deal or offer
    • - a hundred or so retailers should bite
  8. (of a tool, tire, boot, etc.) Grip a surface
    • - once on the wet grass, my boots failed to bite
  9. (of an object) Press into a part of the body, causing pain
    • - the handcuffs bit into his wrists
  10. Cause emotional pain
    • - Cheryl's betrayal had bitten deep
  11. (of a policy or situation) Take effect, with unpleasant consequences
    • - when the cuts in art education start to bite
  12. Be very bad, unpleasant, or unfortunate
    • - it bites that your mom won't let you go
  1. An act of biting into something in order to eat it
    • - Stephen ate a hot dog in three big bites
  2. A piece cut off by biting
    • - Robyn took a large bite out of her sandwich
  3. A quick snack
    • - I plan to stop off in the village and have a bite to eat
  4. A small morsel of prepared food, intended to constitute one mouthful
    • - minced bacon bites with cheese
  5. A short piece of information
    • - snack-sized bites of information
  6. A wound inflicted by an animal's or a person's teeth
    • - Perry's dog had given her a nasty bite
  7. A wound inflicted by a snake, insect, or spider
    • - his face was covered in mosquito bites
  8. An act of bait being taken by a fish
    • - by four o'clock he still hadn't had a single bite
  9. The bringing together of the teeth in occlusion

  10. The imprint of this in a plastic material

  11. A sharp or pungent flavor
    • - a fresh, lemony bite
  12. Incisiveness or cogency of style
    • - his colorful characterizations brought added bite to the story
  13. A feeling of cold in the air or wind
    • - by early October there's a bite in the air

  1. to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws; "Gunny invariably tried to bite her"
  2. a wound resulting from biting by an animal or a person
  3. cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort; "The sun burned his face"
  4. morsel: a small amount of solid food; a mouthful; "all they had left was a bit of bread"
  5. penetrate or cut, as with a knife; "The fork bit into the surface"
  6. sting: a painful wound caused by the thrust of an insect's stinger into skin
  7. A bite is a wound received from the mouth (and in particular, the teeth) of an animal, including humans. Animals may bite in self-defense, in an attempt to predate food, as well as part of normal interactions. Other bite attacks may be apparently unprovoked. ...
  8. Bi-specific T-cell engagers (BiTEs) are a class of bispecific monoclonal antibodies that direct a host's T cells cytotoxic activity against diseased cells (for example cancer cells). BiTE is a registered trademark of Micromet AG.
  9. Bite is the final studio album by British band Altered Images. It was released in 1983 and was produced by famed producers Mike Chapman and Tony Visconti. ...
  10. Steven Alan Hassan (born 1954) is a licensed mental health counselor and an exit counselor. Hassan was an early advocate of exit counseling, and is the author of two books on the subject of "cults", and what he describes as their use of mind control, thought reform, and the psychology of ...
  11. BITE opened at the Stratosphere Las Vegas Hotel & Casino in August 2004. Tim Molyneux is the creator, writer, director and producer of BITE. The show features vampire mythology with classic rock music, human flying, magic, dancing, live signing, martial arts, and contortion. ...
  12. Bitely (due to a typographical error it is sometimes misspelled Biteley) is an unincorporated community within Newaygo County in the U.S. state of Michigan. It is within Lilley Township about one mile west of M-37 in the Manistee National Forest. ...
  13. The act of biting; The wound left behind after having been bitten; The swelling of one's skin caused by an insect's mouthparts or sting; A piece of food of a size that would be produced by biting; a mouthful; Something unpleasant; An act of plagiarism; A small meal or snack; aggression; To ...
  14. (biting) The action of the verb to bite; An occurrence of a bite; Causing a stinging sensation; Cutting or incisive; Tending to bite
  15. (BITING) The process of (1) corroding a design on a metal plate in either intaglio (e.g. etching) or relief (e.g. line block); and (2) fixing the image on the stone or metal plate in lithography (see: reinforcing). It is done with a mordant: acid solution, salt (perchloride of iron), etc.
  16. (Biting) The shaping or notching of a key blank to transform it into a key to operate its own lock or latch.
  17. (Biting) This is a reference to when a stone is touching the outside circle. See House
  18. (Biting) copying someone’s moves, strongly frowned upon
  19. (biting) the fusion of two different letters’ bows; characteristic of Gothic script
  20. (Bitten) A slang expression for matchcovers on which the striker has been marked by striking a match stick., (See Struck, Hit, Used).
  21. (bitten) cheated; tricked: e.g., Once bitten, twice shy.
  22. Amount of adhesive overlap between the pinchweld and windshield.
  23. When the ball has landed and bounces a few times and spins backwards.
  24. The dimension by which the framing system overlaps the edge of the glazing infill.
  25. When a fish takes or touches a bait so that the fisherman feels it.