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bit1

bit1

pronunciation:
bIt
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the metal part of a bridle that is placed in the mouth of an animal, usu. a horse, and used to restrain or control.
synonyms:
snaffle
similar words:
bridle, hackamore, halter, harness
definition 2: something that restrains or controls.
synonyms:
bridle, check, curb, lease, rein, restraint
similar words:
brake, chain, constraint, control, gag, hindrance, limitation, muzzle, restriction, yoke
definition 3: the pointed tool that is fastened into a drill head for boring or drilling.
 
similar words:
auger, borer, brace and bit, drill
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: bits, bitted, bitting
definition 1: to put the bit of a bridle in the mouth of.
synonyms:
snaffle
similar words:
bridle, halter, harness
definition 2: to restrain or control by means of a bit.