biting


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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 an animal or animals, especially an insect, capable of biting.

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

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.
References in classic literature ?
No one would think of biting such a little thing, except a coward like me," continued the Lion sadly.
And then the red faces made their way through the black biting frost to their own homes, feeling themselves free for the rest of the day to eat, drink, and be merry, and using that Christian freedom without diffidence.
A HOUND having started a Hare on the hillside pursued her for some distance, at one time biting her with his teeth as if he would take her life, and at another fawning upon her, as if in play with another dog.