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Overview of noun bit

The noun bit has 11 senses? (first 5 from tagged texts)
1. (18) spot, bit

(a small piece or quantity of something; "a spot of tea"; "a bit of paper"; "a bit of lint"; "I gave him a bit of my mind")

2. (4) bit, chip, flake, fleck, scrap

(a small fragment of something broken off from the whole; "a bit of rock caught him in the eye")

3. (1) moment, mo, minute, second, bit

(an indefinitely short time; "wait just a moment"; "in a mo"; "it only takes a minute"; "in just a bit")

4. (1) piece, bit

(an instance of some kind; "it was a nice piece of work"; "he had a bit of good luck")

5. (1) bit

(piece of metal held in horse's mouth by reins and used to control the horse while riding; "the horse was not accustomed to a bit")

6. bit

(a unit of measurement of information (from binary + digit); the amount of information in a system having two equiprobable states; "there are 8 bits in a byte")

7. morsel, bit, bite

(a small amount of solid food; a mouthful; "all they had left was a bit of bread")

8. snatch, bit

(a small fragment; "overheard snatches of their conversation")

9. act, routine, number, turn, bit

(a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program; "he did his act three times every evening"; "she had a catchy little routine"; "it was one of the best numbers he ever did")

10. bit

(the part of a key that enters a lock and lifts the tumblers)

11. bit

(the cutting part of a drill; usually pointed and threaded and is replaceable in a brace or bitstock or drill press; "he looked around for the right size bit")


Overview of noun bite

The noun bite has 9 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (1) bite

(a wound resulting from biting by an animal or a person)

2. (1) morsel, bit, bite

(a small amount of solid food; a mouthful; "all they had left was a bit of bread")

3. sting, bite, insect bite

(a painful wound caused by the thrust of an insect's stinger into skin)

4. bite, collation, snack

(a light informal meal)

5. bite

((angling) an instance of a fish taking the bait; "after fishing for an hour he still had not had a bite")

6. pungency, bite

(wit having a sharp and caustic quality; "he commented with typical pungency"; "the bite of satire")

7. pungency, bite, sharpness, raciness

(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")

8. bite, chomp

(the act of gripping or chewing off with the teeth and jaws)

9. bite

(a portion removed from the whole; "the government's weekly bite from my paycheck")

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