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bite
  • noun
    An act of biting something in order to eat it. (Stephen ate a hot dog in three big bites)
    A piece cut off by biting. (Robyn took a large bite out of her sandwich)
    A sharp or pungent flavour. (a fresh, lemony bite)
    verb
    (of a person or animal) use the teeth to cut into something. (she was biting a slice of bread)
    (of a tool, tyre, boot, etc.) grip or take hold on a surface. (once on the slab, my boots failed to bite)

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