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Meaning of bite

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a wound resulting from biting by an animal or a person
      2: a small amount of solid food; a mouthful; "all they had left
         was a bit of bread" [syn: {morsel}, {bit}, {bite}]
      3: a painful wound caused by the thrust of an insect's stinger
         into skin [syn: {sting}, {bite}, {insect bite}]
      4: a light informal meal [syn: {bite}, {collation}, {snack}]
      5: (angling) an instance of a fish taking the bait; "after
         fishing for an hour he still had not had a bite"
      6: wit having a sharp and caustic quality; "he commented with
         typical pungency"; "the bite of satire" [syn: {pungency},
      7: a strong odor or taste property; "the pungency of mustard";
         "the sulfurous bite of garlic"; "the sharpness of strange
         spices"; "the raciness of the wine" [syn: {pungency}, {bite},
         {sharpness}, {raciness}]
      8: the act of gripping or chewing off with the teeth and jaws
         [syn: {bite}, {chomp}]
      9: a portion removed from the whole; "the government's weekly
         bite from my paycheck"
      v 1: to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or
           jaws; "Gunny invariably tried to bite her" [syn: {bite},
           {seize with teeth}]
      2: cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort; "The sun burned
         his face" [syn: {bite}, {sting}, {burn}]
      3: penetrate or cut, as with a knife; "The fork bit into the
      4: deliver a sting to; "A bee stung my arm yesterday" [syn:
         {sting}, {bite}, {prick}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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