Definition of bite-sized in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbītˌsīzd/
(also bite-size)


1(Of a piece of food) small enough to be eaten in one mouthful: cut the potatoes into bite-sized pieces
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  • The design of the combined fork and knife makes it possible to cut bite-sized pieces of most foods with the use of only one hand.
  • The female usually feeds the chicks by tearing the food into bite-sized pieces.
  • It was a matriciana sauce with cream and bacon and went well with gnocchi (mini bite-size potato dumplings).
1.1 informal Very small or short: a series of bite-sized essays
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  • In terms of other messages, I think quick choice making, making sure that input is in short, bite-sized chunks, that using technology and multi-modal learning styles is introduced.
  • These bite-sized essays, each a mere fifteen or twenty pages long, often impress one as serious philosophical achievements even when they are read piecemeal, as they were written.
  • The specific subject of each essay was useful, and the first recommendation I would make on this book was that these bite-size essays provide an excellent crib for writers new to the teaching game.

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Syllabification: bite-sized

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