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A small quantity of something
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“You can add just a bit of sugar to minimize the tangy taste.”
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A small piece, part, or section of something
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“This is the bit in the book where I get to thank all those very important people who have helped to turn my ideas into print.”
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A sample or specimen used for testing or analysis
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“Carefully recovered and analyzed bits of china, cutlery, jugs, crocks, jars, and bottles provide a picture of daily meals.”
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A large, shapeless mass of something
“This workout is a killer for toning up back fat and that stubborn lumpy bit behind the armpit.”
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A short time or period
“The doctor will be with you in a bit.”
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A set performance
“It was a delight to watch her perform her bit so effortlessly.”
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(mathematics, computing) A binary digit, generally represented as a 1 or 0
“One group consists of a single bit capable of representing two values, 0 or 1, while another group consists of three bits capable of representing values from 0 through 7.”
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Something left over, typically after the greater part has been used
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Something that is considered a luxury or treat, especially food
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An adult human female
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Something that is part of a whole
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A tool or machine with a rotating cutting tip or reciprocating hammer or chisel, used for making holes
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Horse bit
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A strip of wood or iron fastened on transversely to something in order to give strength, prevent warping, hold position, etc.
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Piece of land, unit of area
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A millionth of a bitcoin, or 0.000001 BTC, equivalent to 100 satoshi
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A section or stage of a journey or process
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A person's fixed or allotted period of work
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The contribution made by someone or something to an action or situation
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A very small or inadequate amount of money
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Minor role
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A particular item or object
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An actor's part in a play, film, etc
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Narrow straps attached to a harness to control a young child
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An interval of time
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The extent or measurement of something from end to end
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A tactic or artifice designed to gain the upper hand
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The central or most important part of something
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An action that is performed intentionally or consciously
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An idea or plan put forward for consideration
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Collection
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Small amount
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To limit or restrict
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Past tense for to chew, grip or tear at something edible with one's teeth
“You bite into the cake and your taste buds sort the flavors into the four basic tastes of sweet, salty, sour, and bitter.”
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Past tense for to tear off, especially with one's teeth
“He had an irrational fear that a horse would bite off part of his anatomy.”
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Past tense for to prick or sting
“The female mosquitoes become the bloodsuckers, and they use their long proboscis to bite other animals and feed on their blood.”
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Past tense for to be, or cause to be, painful
“Then a wind would get up and the cold would begin to bite, making all exposed areas of skin start to burn.”
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(of a tool, tyre, boot, etc.) Past tense for to grip or take hold on a surface
“The chewed-up area of the frame at this point will not provide a good surface for the new strike plate screws to bite into.”
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Past tense for to corrode or eat away at
“The acid would bite into the metal wherever the needle had cut into the wax, leaving unchanged the areas still protected by wax.”
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Past tense for to accept a deal or offer
“For Mahomes, he wouldn't bite on the offer to be made a star before he earned that status on the field.”
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Past tense for to be enticed or tempted into doing something
“Asked how good a player Carter might become, he refuses to bite, and issues a warning instead.”
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Past tense for to take firm hold of or act effectively upon
“It's not clear that the war will bite deep enough to lead to petrol rationing, but this may be a factor in your thinking.”
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(informal) Past tense for to be offensive, objectionable or unsatisfactory in nature or quality
“It would really bite if I lost out on this deal.”
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Past tense for to strike or pick up with the beak
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Past tense for to seize or shake by the throat, especially of a dog or wolf
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Past tense for to bite at
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Past tense for begin with enthusiasm
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Past tense for to make (someone) feel annoyed, frustrated, or worried, especially with trivial matters
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Past tense for to consume a substance that is (presumably) edible
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Past tense for to evoke or draw out (a reaction, answer, or fact) from someone
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Past tense for carve letters or designs into
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Past tense for to obtain (something) for free, particularly by guile or persuasion
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Past tense for to sample the flavor of something orally
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