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bite

1. Angling an attempt by a fish to take the bait or lure
2. the depth of cut of a machine tool
3. the grip or hold applied by a tool or chuck to a workpiece
4. Dentistry the angle or manner of contact between the upper and lower teeth when the mouth is closed naturally
5. the surface of a file or rasp with cutting teeth
6. the corrosive action of acid, as on a metal etching plate

What does it mean when you dream about a bite?

If one is being bitten in a dream, it can reflect feelings about something threatening in one’s environment, or feeling threatened by one’s own repressed anger or sexuality. If the dreamer is doing the biting, it can reflect everything from self-assertiveness to the desire to attack something or someone in one’s environment. Biting finds expression in an usually large range of idioms that might find expression in dreams: “bite the bullet,” “their bark is worse than their bite,” “bite off more than you can chew,” “bite the dust,” “bite the hand that feeds you,” “bite their head off,” and “they won’t bite.” (See also Dentures, Teeth).

bite

[bīt]
(biology)
To seize with the teeth.
Closure of the lower teeth against the upper teeth.
(engineering)
In glazing, the length of overlap of the inner edge of a frame over the edge of the glass.
(graphic arts)
In photoengraving, the various stages of etching accomplished through the action of acid.
(medicine)
Skin injury produced by an animal's teeth or the mouthparts of an insect.

bite

In glazing, the distance by which the inner edge of a frame (or a stop) overlaps the edge of the glass or panel.

BITE (built-in test equipment)

A monitoring device that assesses the serviceability and health of aircraft and/or engines and indicates the results. It assists both the maintenance personnel and the aircrew.

bite

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A bite wound will need to be cleaned and may be surgically explored, especially when the bite is over the neck, chest or abdomen.
The only bite wounds of the hand that should be closed are simple dog lacerations presenting within 24 hours after the bite.
Regarding the immediate measures that should be done to the bite wound, 35 (70%) of boys and 25 (62.
In particular, human bite wounds average five to nine species of microorganisms, with Streptococcus and S.
17,18] Penicillin-resistant gram-negative rods, along or in mixed culture, were reported in about one third of bite wound cultures.
Meanwhile, the girl suffered deep bite wounds to her neck and trachea.
In few cases, dog bite wounds are present in neck region leading to tracheal penetration and subsequent subcutaneous emphysema, respiratory difficulty or pneumothorax (Shivaprakash, 2011).
In all cases, isolates were recovered from an animal bite wound; 17 (77%) were isolated from a dog bite wound, 4 (18%) from a cat bite wound, and one (5%) from an unspecified animal bite.
Subcutaneous emphysema was evident around the bite wound.
Doctors treated the bite wound at the Royal Hospital yesterday.
A MAN has been charged with wounding after an incident in which another man suffered a serious bite wound to his ear.
When a child presents with a bite wound, use forced pulsatile irrigation to clean the wound.