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spit

noun
 
 
/spɪt/
LIQUID [U] informal the liquid that is made in your mouthBodily fluids and their productionUrine and urinating
COOKING [C] a long, thin stick used for cooking meat over a firePreparing food using heatPreparing food
Translations of “spit”
in Korean 침…
in Arabic لُعاب…
in French salive…
in Turkish tükürük, şiş, kebap şişi…
in Italian sputo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 叉, (用於燒烤食物的)炙叉, (尤指)烤肉叉,烤肉針…
in Russian слюна, вертел, шампур…
in Polish ślina, rożen…
in Spanish saliva…
in Portuguese cuspe…
in German die Spucke…
in Catalan saliva…
in Japanese つば…
in Chinese (Simplified) 叉, (用于烧烤食物的)炙叉, (尤指)烤肉叉,烤肉扦…
(Definition of spit noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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