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Definition 1: any of numerous very small to minute arachnids often infesting animals or plants or stored foods - [noun denoting animal]

(mite is a kind of ...) mite or tick

(... is a kind of mite ) web-spinning mite that attacks garden plants and fruit trees

(... is a kind of mite ) any of several varieties of mite that burrow into plants and cause a reddish-brown discoloration on the leaves or fruit

(... is a kind of mite ) whitish mites that attack the skin of humans and other animals

"itch mites cause scabies"

(... is a kind of mite ) any of several mites of the order Acarina

(... is a kind of mite ) mite that as nymph and adult feeds on early stages of small arthropods but whose larvae are parasitic on terrestrial vertebrates

(... is a kind of mite ) mite that in all stages feeds on other arthropods

(... is a kind of mite ) very small free-living arachnid that is parasitic on animals or plants; related to ticks

(... is a kind of mite ) a mite that spins a web

(... is a member of mite) mites and ticks

Definition 2: a slight but appreciable amount - [noun denoting quantity]

Samples where mite or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • this dish could use a touch of garlic

Synonyms for mite in the sense of this definition

(mite is a kind of ...) an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude

(... is a kind of mite ) a pinch of smokeless tobacco inhaled at a single time

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