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bite

1. verb To respond to an invitation or ad, often a dishonest or misleading one. I tried to trick my brother into cleaning my room, but he didn't bite.
2. verb To be bad or seem ominous. I'm surprised he was nice to you—he usually bites.
3. verb To steal or take something. Aw man, somebody bit my notes, so I couldn't study at lunch.
4. verb, slang To be annoying or disappointing. Oh, that TV show bites. This season has been so stupid that I just can't watch it.
5. noun A meal, often one that is small or doesn't take long to prepare or eat. A shortened form of the phrase "a bite to eat." We don't have a lot of time, so let's just grab a quick bite before the movie starts. Let's pull off at the next rest stop to grab a bite.

not a bit

Not a single, tiny bit; not at all. A: "Are you nervous at all about tonight's fight?" B: "Not a bit. This is what I've been training for." I don't get a bit of gratitude from my children for everything you do to keep them happy and healthy. That joke is not a bit funny.
See also: bit, not

not one bit

Not a single, tiny bit; not at all. A: "Are you nervous at all about tonight's fight?" B: "Not one bit. This is what I've been training for." I don't get one bit of gratitude from my children for everything you do to keep them happy and healthy.
See also: bit, not, one

bit

1. n. a jail sentence. (Underworld.) Mooshoo did a two-year bit in Sing Sing.
2. n. a small theatrical part. (From bit part.) It was just a bit, but I needed the money.
3. n. any part of an act; any isolated activity or presentation. I didn’t like that bit concerning penalties.
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References in classic literature ?
I was a little bit vexed at first, but I never said nothing wrong to her: I only telled her like all in a quiet way, 'at I'd had th' new parson to see me; but I'd get done as quick as ever I could, an' then come an' help her.
And so I wish you good-bye, Master Marner; and if you ever feel anyways bad in your inside, as you can't fend for yourself, I'll come and clean up for you, and get you a bit o' victual, and willing.
"I am glad you are as small a bit as you are," I said.
He got up himself, laughing and glowing, and tousled; his eyes like a bit of the sky.
He'll be a good bit different till all this is over.
"She give my head a bit of a rub an' laughed an' she says,
Craven can't bear to see him when he's awake an' it's because his eyes is so like his mother's an' yet looks so different in his miserable bit of a face."
"I've spent a good few years trying to put a bit together, and this is the first chance I've had," he said; "I'm going to have you back me as a British subject on that concession.
After the initial launch of the Longyear Green Bit in November 2017, trials of additional colors in the series of diamond drilling bits have proven successful.
It is noticed that the bits in Test 3 (bit load is 352 N, and wall thickness is 2 mm) and Test 8 (bit load is 352 N, and wall thickness is 1.5 mm) are also scrapped prematurely because of the massive breakup of the sintering body.
In this case, the total length of the GR code is 38 bits, which seems excessively long; therefore, this lengthy GR code [N.sub.GR] is not used whenever q [greater than or equal to] [23.sub.(10)], but a shorter code [N.sub.LS] is used in a different format as follows:
Unlike roller cones, these PDC bits are one-piece matrix bodies with no moving parts.
a3 a2 a1 a0 Multiplicand b3 b2 b1 b0 Multiplier r7 r6 r4 r3 r2 r1 r0 r0 = (a0xb0); r1 = (a1xb-0) + (a0xb1); r2 = (a2xb0) + (a0xb2) + (alxbl); r3 = (a3xb0) + (b3xa0) + (a2xb1) + (a1xb2); r4 = (a3xb1) + (a1xb3) + (a2xb2); r5 = (a3xb-2) + (a2xb3); r6 = (a3xb3); r7 = Carry Propagated from previous bits
64-bit Chrome for OS X has been in development since 2009 and is yet to make it to the alpha channel, but presumably the pace might pick up a bit now that the Windows version is out of the door.