Definition of Bitting

1. Noun. the part of a key that engages the tumblers to activate the lock ¹



2. Verb. (present participle of bitt) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bitting

1. an indentation in a key [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bitting

bitterweed
bitterweeds
bitterwood
bitterwood tree
bitterwoods
bitterwort
bitterworts
bitthead
bittie
bittier
bitties
bittiest
bittily
bittiness
bittinesses
bitting (current term)
bittings
bittock
bittocks
bittor
bittor bittour
bittorrents
bittors
bittour
bittours
bitts
bittur
bitturs
bitty
bitty box

Literary usage of Bitting

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1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1869)
"SEATS AND SADDLES, BITS AND bitting. THIS is an admirable little book, the honest and careful work of a man fully acquainted with a subject that he loves, ..."

2. Horses, Saddles and Bridles by William Harding Carter (1895)
"End and Aim of bitting.— Principle Governing all bitting. ... The end and aim of all bitting should be to bring about such confidential relations between ..."

3. Proceedings of the ... Annual Convention by Religious Education Association (1905)
"WILLIAM C. bitting, DD PASTOR MT. MORRIS BAPTIST CHURCH, NEW YORK CITY Among the more important problems of religious and moral education is that of ..."

4. The United Service (1885)
"bitting is the very first process which the young animal undergoes, and in it may be ... To examine it briefly, the art of bitting may be said to consist in ..."

5. Proceedings of the ... Annual Convention by Religious Education Association (1903)
"WC bitting, DD, PASTOR MT. MORRIS BAPTIST CHURCH, NEW YORK CITY By "religious education" we understand training in the knowledge and practice of religious ..."

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