HyperDic: nibble

English > 5 senses of the word nibble:
VERBcontactnibblebite off very small pieces
contactnibblebite gently
consumptionnibble, pick, pieceeat intermittently
NOUNquantitynibble, nybblea small byte
actnibblegentle biting
nibble > pronunciation
Soundsnih'bahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > nibble: 5 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningA small byte.
Synonymnybble
Part ofbyteA sequence of 8 bits (enough to represent one character of alphanumeric data) processed as a single unit of information
Broadercomputer memory unitA unit for measuring computer memory
Spanishnibble, nybble
Catalannibble, nybble
Verbsnibbleeat intermittently
nibblebite off very small pieces
English > nibble: 5 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningGentle biting.
Broaderbite, chompThe act of gripping or chewing off with the teeth and jaws
Spanishbocadito
Verbsnibblebite gently
English > nibble: 5 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningbite off very small pieces.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s PP
Example"She nibbled on her cracker"
Broaderbite, seize with teethTo grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws / jaws
Spanishmordisquear
Catalanqueixalar
Nounsnibblea small byte
nibblera biter who takes dainty repeated bites
English > nibble: 5 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningbite gently.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Example"The woman tenderly nibbled at her baby's ear"
Broaderbite, seize with teethTo grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws / jaws
Spanishdentellear, mordiscar
Nounsnibblegentle biting
English > nibble: 5 senses > verb 3, consumption
MeaningEat intermittently; take small bites of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey nibble more bread
Example "She never eats a full meal--she just nibbles"
Synonymspick, piece
Broadereattake in solid food
Spanishmordisquear, picar, picotear
Catalanpicar, rosegar
Nounsnibblea small byte
nibblera biter who takes dainty repeated bites

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