shot bit

shot bit

[′shät ‚bit]
(design engineering)
A short length of heavy-wall steel tubing with diagonal slots cut in the flat-faced bottom edge.
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On a day of mainly good results for the layers, there was no better one than the victory of 50-1 shot Bit Of A Devil, who completed the Byrnes double with a smooth success in the 2m61/2f maiden hurdle.
A third consecutive odds-on shot bit the bit the dust when the 5-6 chance Dead Mans Dante failed to follow up his easy course win of last week in the 2m4f handicap hurdle.
Andrew Duff, 20, rode his third winner when taking it up over a furlong out on Tom Mullins' 16-1 shot Bit Of A Gift in the bumper.
The peripatetic life of filmmaker Michael Almereyda ("Happy Here and Now," "Hamlet") is captured in glorious fragments forming a breathtaking whole in his new video feature, "Paradise." While impatient viewers might perceive the chain of 33 scenes (lensed in nearly as many locales) as randomly shot bits, a closer examination reveals a superb panorama of contemporary life and death, from the simple pleasures of mornings at home with children to the grief of a funeral.