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Noun
A wound inflicted by a snake, insect, or spider
“An insect bite isn't an unreasonable wound to suffer, after the rough three weeks they've all gone through.”
Noun
A quick snack
“I'm going to get me a bite to eat and get back to work.”
Noun
A sharp or pungent flavour
“It's consistency and taste changed with the month, but the spicy bite and numbing effects were the same.”
Noun
A wound inflicted by an animal's or a person's teeth
“Only a fifth of recent cases had a story of an animal bite and in some of these the infection occurred abroad.”
Noun
An act of biting something in order to eat it
“It looks good from the outside, but a firm bite reveals a cold and gooey center.”
Noun
Allotment
Verb
Corrode, eat away
“The acid bites around the particles, creating tooth, or a collection of little marks in the plate that hold ink.”
Verb
To be objectionable or unsatisfactory
“… man, that really bites that you have to work on the weekend.”
Verb
Grip or tear with teeth
“Llamas won't bite or kick.”
Verb
Take a chance
Verb
To smart or cause to smart
“The female mosquitoes become the bloodsuckers, and they use their long proboscis to bite other animals and feed on their blood.”
Verb
“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.”
Verb
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.”
Verb
Be persuaded to accept a deal or offer
“The fish stopped biting.”
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