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bit·ing

 (bī′tĭng)
adj.
1. Causing a stinging sensation; nipping: biting cold.
2. Injuring or capable of injuring the feelings; caustic: "Biting remarks revealed her attitude of contempt" (D.H. Lawrence).
3. Of or relating to insects and certain other animals that wound the skin with a sting, mouthparts, or fangs.

bit′ing·ly adv.

biting

(ˈbaɪtɪŋ)
adj
1. piercing; keen: a biting wind.
2. sarcastic; incisive: a biting comment.
ˈbitingly adv

bit•ing

(ˈbaɪ tɪŋ)

adj.
1. nipping; smarting; keen: biting cold.
2. cutting; sarcastic: a biting remark.
[1250–1300]
bit′ing•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.biting - capable of wounding; "a barbed compliment"; "a biting aphorism"; "pungent satire"
sarcastic - expressing or expressive of ridicule that wounds
2.biting - causing a sharply painful or stinging sensationbiting - causing a sharply painful or stinging sensation; used especially of cold; "bitter cold"; "a biting wind"
painful - causing physical or psychological pain; "worked with painful slowness"

biting

adjective
1. piercing, cutting, cold, sharp, freezing, frozen, bitter, raw, chill, harsh, penetrating, arctic, nipping, icy, blighting, chilly, wintry, gelid, cold as ice a raw, biting northerly wind
2. sarcastic, cutting, sharp, severe, stinging, withering, scathing, acrimonious, incisive, virulent, caustic, vitriolic, trenchant, mordant, mordacious This was the most biting criticism made against her.

biting

adjective
Translations
قارِس، شَديدلاذِع، جارِح
jedovatýostrýštiplavý
bidende
bítandi, nístandimeinlegur, særandi
acıacımasızalaylıbuz gibiiğneli

biting

[ˈbaɪtɪŋ] ADJ [cold, wind] → cortante; [criticism etc] → mordaz

biting

[ˈbaɪtɪŋ] adj [wind, cold] → mordant(e); [sarcasm, criticism] → mordant(e)bit-map bitmap [ˈbɪtmæp] (COMPUTING)
n
mode point m
(= bit-map image) → image f en mode point
modif [graphics] → par points
vtpixeliser, pixelliserbit part n (in play, film)petit rôle m

biting

adjbeißend; cold, wind alsoschneidend

biting

[ˈbaɪtɪŋ] adj (cold, wind) → pungente; (criticism, sarcasm) → pungente, mordace; (remark) → caustico/a

bite

(bait) past tense bit (bit) : past participle bitten (ˈbitn) verb
to seize, grasp or tear (something) with the teeth or jaws. The dog bit his leg; He was bitten by a mosquito.
noun
1. an act of biting or the piece or place bitten. a bite from the apple; a mosquito bite.
2. the nibble of a fish on the end of one's line. I've been fishing for hours without a bite.
ˈbiting adjective
1. very cold and causing discomfort. a biting wind.
2. wounding or hurtful. a biting remark.
bite the dust
to fail; to be unsuccessful. That's another scheme that's bitten the dust.

biting

a. penetrante, picante.
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