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- Long after his cigar burnt bitter, he sat with eyes fixed on the blaze. When the flames at last began to flicker and subside, his lids fluttered, then drooped; but he had lost all reckoning of time when he opened them again to find Miss Erroll in furs and ball-gown kneeling on the hearth(nb..).
- A few types of molecules get sensed by receptors on the tongue. Protons coming off of acids ping receptors for "sour." Sugars get received as "sweet." Bitter, salty, and the proteinaceous flavor umami all set off their own neural cascades.
1999, (w), ''Stardust'', p.31 (Perennial paperback edition)
- It was at the end of February,(..)when the world was cold, and a bitter wind howled down the moors(nb..).
1749, Henry Fielding, ''The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling''
- He inveighed against the folly of making oneself liable for the debts of others; vented many bitter execrations against the brother; and concluded with wishing something could be done for the unfortunate family.
A liquid or powder, made from bitter herbs, used in mixed drinks or as a tonic.
1773, Oliver Goldsmith, ''Stoops to Conquer|She Stoops to Conquer''
- Thus I begin: "All is not gold that glitters,
- "Pleasure seems sweet, but proves a glass of bitters.
To make bitter.
1983, ''Computerworld'' (volume 17, number 49, page 21)
- However, 16-bitters are far more expensive than the 8-bit variety. And, unfortunately, have only a handful of business applications software packages that really take advantage of them.
1984, ''Electronic Business'' (volume 10, page 154)
- The company believes that the 32-bit market will almost equal that of 16-bitters by the end of the decade. Chip maker Zilog Inc., not a major player in the 16-bit arena, is even more bullish about 32-bitters as it readies its own version for market.
bitter (all meanings)
A bitter form of an aquavit
(l) (having an acrid taste)
to understand, usually used in negative form and especially with (m).
(alternative form of)
(l); having an acrid taste