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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A small piece of something. Part of a tool that drills holes in wood.

Usage examples (39)
  • I had a bit of cheesecake with my lunch.
  • He looked around for the right size bit
  • The horse was not accustomed to a bit
  • A bit of paper for more
Tutoring comment
  • There was a "bit" (small amount) of grease on the "bitt" (part of a ship to which the mooring lines are attached).
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