a group of islands in the Arctic Ocean, N of and belonging to Norway. 24,293 sq. mi. (62,920 sq. km).
another name for Svalbard
noun 1. a shoeshine in which a fluid, such as water, saliva, or lighter fluid, is used to impart a high gloss. verb (used with object), spit-shined, spit-shining. 2. to give a spit-shine to.
noun 1. a wood-engraving tool with a fine prow-shaped point for cutting curved lines
- Spit tacks
spit it out
verb (used without object), spit or spat, spitting. 1. to eject saliva from the mouth; expectorate. 2. to express hatred, contempt, etc., by or as if by ejecting saliva from the mouth. 3. to sputter: grease spitting on the fire. 4. to fall in scattered drops or flakes, as rain or snow. verb (used with […]