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spit

verb (FORCE OUT)    /spɪt/ (present participle spitting, past tense and past participle spat)
C2 [I or T] to force out the contents of the mouth, especially saliva: Bob Ewell spat contemptuously right in the lawyer's face. He spat the meat out in disgust. They bought watermelons and ate them as they walked, spitting out the seeds.Bodily fluids and their productionUrine and urinating [I or T] literary to say or shout words quickly and angrily: [+ speech] 'Get out!' she spat, when Ace appeared in the doorway.Ways of talking [I] If something hot, such as a fire, spits, it produces short, sharp noises and throws out little pieces.Movement of liquidsSounds made by objects, movement or impact
(Definition of spit verb (FORCE OUT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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