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Overview of noun spit

The noun spit has 4 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. spit, tongue

(a narrow strip of land that juts out into the sea)

2. saliva, spit, spittle

(a clear liquid secreted into the mouth by the salivary glands and mucous glands of the mouth; moistens the mouth and starts the digestion of starches)

3. spit

(a skewer for holding meat over a fire)

4. spit, spitting, expectoration

(the act of spitting (forcefully expelling saliva))

Overview of verb spit

The verb spit has 4 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (11) spit, ptyalize, ptyalise, spew, spue

(expel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth; "The father of the victim spat at the alleged murderer")

2. (1) spit, spit out

(utter with anger or contempt)

3. sprinkle, spit, spatter, patter, pitter-patter

(rain gently; "It has only sprinkled, but the roads are slick")

4. skewer, spit

(drive a skewer through; "skewer the meat for the BBQ") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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