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10 definitions found
 for spit
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Spit \Spit\, n. [OE. spite, AS. spitu; akin to D. spit, G.
     spiess, OHG. spiz, Dan. spid. Sw. spett, and to G. spitz
     pointed. [root]170.]
     1. A long, slender, pointed rod, usually of iron, for holding
        meat while roasting.
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     2. A small point of land running into the sea, or a long,
        narrow shoal extending from the shore into the sea; as, a
        spit of sand. --Cook.
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     3. The depth to which a spade goes in digging; a spade; a
        spadeful. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Spit \Spit\, n.
     The secretion formed by the glands of the mouth; spitle;
     saliva; sputum.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Spit \Spit\, v. i.
     1. To throw out saliva from the mouth.
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     2. To rain or snow slightly, or with sprinkles.
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              It had been spitting with rain.       --Dickens.
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     To spit on or To spit upon, to insult grossly; to treat
        with contempt. "Spitting upon all antiquity." --South.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Spit \Spit\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Spitted; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Spitting.] [From Spit, n.; cf. Speet.]
     1. To thrust a spit through; to fix upon a spit; hence, to
        thrust through or impale; as, to spit a loin of veal.
        "Infants spitted upon pikes." --Shak.
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     2. To spade; to dig. [Prov. Eng.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Spit \Spit\, v. i.
     To attend to a spit; to use a spit. [Obs.]
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           She's spitting in the kitchen.           --Old Play.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Spit+({Spat">Spit \Spit\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Spit ({Spat, archaic); p.
     pr. & vb. n. Spitting.] [AS. spittan; akin to G.
     sp["u]tzen, Dan. spytte, Sw. spotta,Icel. sp?ta, and prob. E.
     spew. The past tense spat is due to AS. sp?tte, from sp?tan
     to spit. Cf. Spat, n., Spew, Spawl, Spot, n.]
     1. To eject from the mouth; to throw out, as saliva or other
        matter, from the mouth. "Thus spit I out my venom."
        --Chaucer.
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     2. To eject; to throw out; to belch.
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     Note: Spitted was sometimes used as the preterit and the past
           participle. "He . . . shall be mocked, and spitefully
           entreated, and spitted on." --Luke xviii. 32.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  spit
      n 1: a narrow strip of land that juts out into the sea [syn:
           spit, tongue]
      2: a clear liquid secreted into the mouth by the salivary glands
         and mucous glands of the mouth; moistens the mouth and starts
         the digestion of starches [syn: saliva, spit, spittle]
      3: a skewer for holding meat over a fire
      4: the act of spitting (forcefully expelling saliva) [syn:
         spit, spitting, expectoration]
      v 1: expel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth;
           "The father of the victim spat at the alleged murderer"
           [syn: spit, ptyalize, ptyalise, spew, spue]
      2: utter with anger or contempt [syn: spit, spit out]
      3: rain gently; "It has only sprinkled, but the roads are slick"
         [syn: sprinkle, spit, spatter, patter, pitter-
         patter]
      4: drive a skewer through; "skewer the meat for the BBQ" [syn:
         skewer, spit]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  240 Moby Thesaurus words for "spit":
     andiron, assibilate, assibilation, auger, bayonet, bill, bite,
     bore, breakwater, broach, buzz, cape, chain, chersonese, clack,
     click, clone, coal tongs, color, copy, coral reef, counterpart,
     countersink, crack, crackle, crane, crepitate, crook, dagger,
     damper, decrepitate, delta, dirk, discharge, double, dribble,
     drill, drivel, drizzle, drool, drum, duplicate, effervesce,
     effervescence, effervescing, eject, empierce, expectorate,
     expectoration, fall, fire hook, fire tongs, firedog, fix, fizz,
     fizzle, fizzling, flush, foam, font, foreland, fount, fountain,
     frication, frictional rustling, froth, frown, geyser, glare,
     glower, gnarl, gore, gouge, gouge out, grate, grating, grid,
     griddle, gridiron, grill, griller, growl, grumble, gush, hawk,
     head, headland, hiss, hissing, hole, honeycomb, hook, hush,
     hushing, image, impale, jet, knife, lance, lifter, likeness, lisp,
     look daggers, lower, mantle, mizzle, mouth-watering, mull, naze,
     needle, ness, patter, pelt, penetrate, peninsula, perforate,
     picture, pierce, pink, pitter-patter, play, plunge in, point,
     poker, poniard, portrait, pothook, pour, pour with rain,
     precipitate, prick, promontory, ptyalism, punch, puncture, rain,
     rain tadpoles, ream, ream out, redden, reef, rhonchus, riddle,
     ringer, rip out, run through, rush, saber, salamander, saliva,
     salivate, salivation, sandspit, scowl, shower, shower down, shush,
     shushing, sialagogue, sibilance, sibilate, sibilation, siffle,
     sigmatism, simulacrum, siss, sissing, sizz, sizzle, sizzling,
     skewer, slabber, slaver, slobber, snap, snarl, sneeze, sneezing,
     sniff, sniffle, snore, snort, snuff, snuffle, spatter, spear, spew,
     spike, spitting image, spittle, splutter, spout, spouter, spray,
     sprinkle, spritz, spur, spurt, spurtle, sputter, sputum, squash,
     squelch, squirt, squish, stab, sternutation, stertor, stick,
     stiletto, stream, surge, swish, sword, tap, tattoo, tongs, tongue,
     transfix, transpierce, trepan, trephine, tripod, trivet, turnspit,
     twin, vomit, vomit forth, vomit out, water, weep, well, wheeze,
     whish, whistle, whistling, white noise, whiz, whoosh, zip
  
  

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

  SPIT
         SPAM over Internet Telephony (SPAM, VoiP)
         

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  SPIT
  
     Language for IBM 650.  (See IT).
  

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