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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 bitten
 (vbl.)咬

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bite v. t. [imp. Bit p. p. Bitten Bit; p. pr. & vb. n. Biting.]
 1. To seize with the teeth, so that they enter or nip the thing seized; to lacerate, crush, or wound with the teeth; as, to bite an apple; to bite a crust; the dog bit a man.
 Such smiling rogues as these,
 Like rats, oft bite the holy cords atwain.   --Shak.
 2. To puncture, abrade, or sting with an organ (of some insects) used in taking food.
 3. To cause sharp pain, or smarting, to; to hurt or injure, in a literal or a figurative sense; as, pepper bites the mouth. “Frosts do bite the meads.”
 4. To cheat; to trick; to take in. [Colloq.]
 5. To take hold of; to hold fast; to adhere to; as, the anchor bites the ground.
    The last screw of the rack having been turned so often that its purchase crumbled, . . . it turned and turned with nothing to bite.   --Dickens.
 To bite the dust, To bite the ground, to fall in the agonies of death; as, he made his enemy bite the dust.
 To bite in Etching, to corrode or eat into metallic plates by means of an acid.
 To bite the thumb at (any one), formerly a mark of contempt, designed to provoke a quarrel; to defy.  “Do you bite your thumb at us?” --Shak.
 To bite the tongue, to keep silence. --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bit·ten p. p. of Bite.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bit·ten a. Bot. Terminating abruptly, as if bitten off; premorse.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 bite
      n 1: a wound resulting from biting by an animal or a person
      2: a small amount of solid food; a mouthful; "all they had left
         was a bit of bread" [syn: morsel, bit]
      3: a painful wound caused by the thrust of an insect's stinger
         into skin [syn: sting, insect bite]
      4: a light informal meal [syn: collation, snack]
      5: (angling) an instance of a fish taking the bait; "after
         fishing for an hour he still had not had a bite"
      6: wit having a sharp and caustic quality; "he commented with
         typical pungency"; "the bite of satire" [syn: pungency]
      7: a strong odor or taste property; "the pungency of mustard";
         "the sulfurous bite of garlic"; "the sharpness of strange
         spices" [syn: pungency, sharpness]
      8: the act of gripping or chewing off with the teeth and jaws
         [syn: chomp]
      9: a portion removed from the whole; "the government's weekly
         bite from my paycheck"
      v 1: to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or
           jaws; "Gunny invariably tried to bite her" [syn: seize
           with teeth]
      2: cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort; "The sun
         burned his face" [syn: sting, burn]
      3: penetrate or cut, as with a knife; "The fork bit into the
         surface"
      4: deliver a sting to; "A bee stung my arm yesterday" [syn: sting,
          prick]
      [also: bitten, bit]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 bitten
      See bite