penetrate or cut, as with a knife; "The fork bit into the surface"
a wound resulting from biting by an animal or a person
deliver a sting to; "A bee stung my arm yesterday"
a painful wound caused by the thrust of an insect's stinger into skin
to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws; "Gunny invariably tried to bite her"
cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort; "The sun burned his face"
a portion removed from the whole; "the government's weekly bite from my paycheck"
the act of gripping or chewing off with the teeth and jaws
a strong odor or taste property; "the pungency of mustard"; "the sulfurous bite of garlic"; "the sharpness of strange spices"; "the raciness of the wine"
wit having a sharp and caustic quality; "he commented with typical pungency"; "the bite of satire"
(angling) an instance of a fish taking the bait; "after fishing for an hour he still had n
drink in sips; "She was sipping her tea"
a small drink
take a sample of; "Try these new crackers"; "Sample the regional dishes"
perceive by the sense of taste; "Can you taste the garlic?"
distinguish flavors; "We tasted wines last night"
have flavor; taste of something
have a distinctive or characteristic taste; "This tastes of nutmeg"
a kind of sensing; distinguishing substances by means of the taste buds; "a wine tasting"
the faculty of distinguishing sweet, sour, bitter, and salty properties in the mouth; "his cold deprived him of his sense of taste"
the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus; "the candy left him with a bad taste"; "the melon had a delicious taste"
delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values);
a brief experience of something; "he got a taste of life on the wild side"; "she enjoyed her brief taste of independence"