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*bite (to eat)

to get something to eat; to get food that can be eaten quickly. (*Typically: get ~; grab ~; have~.) I need a few minutes to grab a bite to eat. Bob often tries to get a bite between meetings.

bite

1. in. to accept a deception; to fall for something; to respond to a come-on. We put up a sign advertising free pop, but nobody bit.
2. in. [for someone or something] to be bad or threatening. My dad bites, but don’t worry, he’s in a good mood.
3. in. to be irritating. (More severe than to suck, as in It sucks.) This party bites. Sko.
4. tv. to copy something without permission; to steal something. Sue bit a copy of my term paper, and I almost got in trouble.

bite

/hold (one's) tongue
To be or keep silent.
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She continued to complain of symptoms of loxoscelism (pain and itching at the site of the bite, and the fatigue, malaise, arthralgia, nausea, and vomiting), which waxed and waned during the next 3 months.
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Second Bite takes the guesswork out of behavioral marketing by targeting shoppers based on a specific event like an abandoned cart," said John Linden, chief technology officer of Think Partnership.
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By allowing Bite to monitor customer satisfaction more closely, the company has reduced customer churn by 50 percent in one year.
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By using NetCracker, Bite has achieved true flow-through provisioning from order processing to inventory management to network reconciliation.
The user can determine how frequently the bite is updated and even set an alarm to announce changes in content.
Sound Bites debuted in the inventor's home town of San Francisco in April.
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