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Synonyms for bite

Synonyms for bite

to seize, as food, with the teeth

to consume gradually, as by chemical reaction or friction

to feel or cause to feel a sensation of heat or discomfort

a small portion of food

a light meal


Synonyms for bite

a wound resulting from biting by an animal or a person

a small amount of solid food

a painful wound caused by the thrust of an insect's stinger into skin

a light informal meal

(angling) an instance of a fish taking the bait

wit having a sharp and caustic quality

a strong odor or taste property

the act of gripping or chewing off with the teeth and jaws

a portion removed from the whole

to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws

cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort

penetrate or cut, as with a knife

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deliver a sting to


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When the policewoman put her left hand on the defendant to take her away, the latter bit her leaving deep bite marks on the back of her hand.
The panel recommended that use of bite marks be suspended while more research is done and called on the legal and scientific communities to work together looking at past Texas cases involving bite-mark evidence.
12 This article aims to address these forensic aspects of bite marks recorded from the of the models/casts.
His team used polymerase chain reaction to amplify 1 and identify DNA from snake fluids left near bite marks in 194 patients.
THE bite marks found on the body of the December 16 gang rape victim were caused by two accused.
2) Human bite marks present as diffuse or specific bruises, depending on if there is a single bite or multiple, overlapping bites.
The interaction between materials and UV light makes reflected-UV very useful for a number of applications in forensic investigation, including imaging of latent fingerprints, imaging of bite marks and other pattern injuries on skin and imaging of shoeprints on surfaces where visible light contrast is low.
Wilhoit was exonerated in 1993 when several of the nation's top odontologists (bite-mark experts) opined at his second trial that the bite marks could not have belonged to him.
One of the lines of investigation is the possibility that Bob had a heart attack and one of the other large male chimps in the group took advantage of his situation as bite marks were found on his body.
US scientist Dr Nick Longrich made the discovery after finding a 65million-year-old dinosaur fossil with unusually large bite marks.
Abdulaziz was found dead on a bed at London's Landmark Hotel with bite marks on his cheeks, and injuries to his face, back, neck and abdomen.
Bruising was on both her hands along with bite marks on the forearms and redness around her neck, search warrants said.
Quantifying attack frequencies: Daily attack frequencies of clay models were determined according to the following method: I visited each clay model every other day (smoothing the models by hand at the end of each visit), and I counted the number of bite marks that accrued since the previous day.
In Hayne's initial examination he claimed to find bite marks that hospital doctors failed to notice.