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PRONUNCIATION OF CURB BIT

curb bit  [kɜːb bɪt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CURB BIT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Curb bit is a noun.
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WHAT DOES CURB BIT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

curb bit

Curb bit

A curb bit is a type of bit used for riding horses that uses lever action. It includes the pelham bit and the Weymouth curb along with the traditional "curb bit" used mainly by Western riders. Kimblewicks or "Kimberwickes" are modified curb bits, and a curb bit is used in a double bridle along with a bradoon. A curb bit is, in general, more severe than a basic snaffle bit, although there are several factors that are involved in determining a bit's severity. Liverpool bits are a type of curb bit commonly used for horses in harness.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CURB BIT


ambit
ˈæmbɪt
bit
bɪt
debit
ˈdɛbɪt
exhibit
ɪɡˈzɪbɪt
gambit
ˈɡæmbɪt
gigabit
ˈɡɪɡəˌbɪt
habit
ˈhæbɪt
hobbit
ˈhɒbɪt
inhabit
ɪnˈhæbɪt
inhibit
ɪnˈhɪbɪt
megabit
ˈmɛɡəˌbɪt
Nesbit
ˈnɛzbɪt
obit
ˈɒbɪt
orbit
ˈɔːbɪt
probate
ˈprəʊbɪt
prohibit
prəˈhɪbɪt
qubit
ˈkjuːbɪt
rabbit
ˈræbɪt
tidbit
ˈtɪdˌbɪt
titbit
ˈtɪtˌbɪt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CURB BIT

curatorial
curatorship
curatory
curatrix
curb
curb chain
curb crawler
curb crawling
curb market
curb reins
curb roof
curb service
curb weight
curbable
curber
curbing
curbless
curbside
curbstone
curbstone broker

WORDS THAT END LIKE CURB BIT

a bit
bit by bit
brace and bit
centre bit
chafe at the bit
champ at the bit
countersink bit
devil´s bit
do one´s bit
every bit
not a bit
snaffle bit
threepenny bit
thrupenny bit

Synonyms and antonyms of curb bit in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «curb bit» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CURB BIT

Find out the translation of curb bit to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of curb bit from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «curb bit» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

路边位
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

poco acera
570 millions of speakers

English

curb bit
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अंकुश लगाने बिट
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

كبح قليلا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Снаряженная немного
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

bit calçada
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

curatrix
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

mors de bride
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Curatrix
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kandare
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

縁石ビット
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

재갈 비트
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Curatrix
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

kiềm chế chút
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

curatrix
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कुरात्य
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

curatrix
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

bit marciapiede
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

krawężnik nieco
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

споряджена трохи
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

bordură bit
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

bit κράσπεδο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

bekamp bietjie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

trottoarkant bitars
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

fortauskant bit
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of curb bit

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CURB BIT»

The term «curb bit» is normally little used and occupies the 140.842 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CURB BIT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about curb bit

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CURB BIT»

Discover the use of curb bit in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to curb bit and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Whole Horse Catalog: The Complete Guide to Buying, ...
The curb bit comes with either a fixed or a sliding mouthpiece (either the fixed, or stiff-jaw, mouthpiece is bolted to the cheeks or the bit is molded all in one piece, while the sliding, or loose-jaw, mouthpiece can slide vertically when leverage is ...
Steven D. Price, 1998
2
The Essentials of Horsekeeping
Curb The curb bit originated back in the thirteenth century with the Byzantines and was later perfected by the classical riding masters of Italy during the Renaissance. After being warmly accepted in Spain's riding schools, the curb bit came to ...
Rachel Hairston, 2005
3
Modern Livestock & Poultry Production
Headstall Bosal D. Bosal hackamore: popular Crown piece or headstall Browband Check piece Throat latch Cavesson or noseband Pelham curb bit Curb chain Lip strap B. Pelham, double-reined bridl Crown piece or headstall Browband ...
James Gillespie, Frank Flanders, 2009
4
100 Ways to Improve Your Riding: Common Faults and How to ...
There is also some downward pressure on the poll via the curb bit's headstall, exerted by the upper cheek of the bit which goes forwards and downward as the lower cheeks are drawn backwards by the reins. Poor use of the curb chain and ...
Susan Mcbane, 2006
5
A treatise on equitation, or the art of horsemanship
By these means, the horse will soon learn to bear the additional mouth-piece, without inconvenience or resistance. The bridoon-rein is taken through the left hand into the right ; the rider, by feeling the horse gently when halted, with the curb-bit ...
J G. Peters, 1835
6
Horse and Stable Management
Since the first edition was published in 1984 Horse and Stable Management has become the recognised source of reliable information on all aspects of the practical management of horses and ponies.
Jeremy Houghton Brown, Sarah Pilliner, Zoe Davies, 2013
7
The Ideal Horse: How to Train Him and Yourself
Again, as in all training advances, the horse will tell us, by resisting, through stiffness, going over, behind, or boring on the bit, if he is not yet ready for the loading action of a straight bar curb bit, a bit that, when it is accepted by the horse , ...
Burt Phillips, 2000
8
The Everything Horse Care Book: A Complete Guide to the ...
Curb Bit A curb bit is often used for advanced training when more collection is desired. It is also used by field riders such as fox hunters, who require a stronger bit for more control. However, a curb bit can be damaging to the horse in the hands ...
Chris Defilippis, 2006
9
The Visual Dictionary of Sports & Games - Sports & Games
Sport or recreation that consists of riding a horse; specialized equipment is necessary for steering and controlling the horse. snaffle strap cheek strap Strap that runs along the horse's cheek and connects the crownpiece to the curb bit; it keeps ...
Ariane Archambault
10
Jousting in Medieval and Renaissance Iberia
Riding in the war saddle, Brabazon saddle or jousting saddle required additional use of another defining accoutrement of the bridle style: the curb bit. The stallions of the Middle Ages and Renaissance could be quite fractious in each other's ...
Noel Fallows, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CURB BIT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term curb bit is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Just horsing around
One of the images I chose is of a curb bit with a long shank that can be used as a toilet paper holder; such a unique idea and functional. «High Plains Journal, Jun 15»
2
Types of Horse Bits
On a curb bit, the rein attaches to a shank or cheekpiece which adds leverage. When the rider takes a contact on the rein, the horse feels a greater amount of ... «Practical Horseman Magazine, Feb 15»
3
Find the Right Bit for Your Horse
If your horse is in a curb bit, you need to take port height and width into consideration too. Remember that the mouthpiece rotates down against ... «HorseChannel.com, Oct 14»
4
Blackburn accident blackspot 'scoring' anger
Also that extended round curb bit sticking out turning from Preston new Rd to Barbara castle way has been put there to cause issues since u ... «Lancashire Telegraph, Sep 14»
5
Bit-related lesions common in Icelandic competition horses – study
A curb bit with a port, double jointed. “The results also ... Traditional Icelandic curb bit, singled jointed and without a port. They noted that six ... «Horsetalk, Aug 14»
6
Proper horse gear key, Great Falls experts explain
For older horses most riders use a curb bit with shank levers that put pressure not only on the mouth, but the chin groove. Bits can range in ... «Great Falls Tribune, Aug 14»
7
New equipment rules address welfare concerns at American Quarter …
Prohibited training equipment at all AQHA shows include riding in a curb bit without a curb strap, wire or solid metal curb straps no matter how ... «HorseChannel.com, Sep 12»
8
Welfare shake-up for quarter horse trainers
No one is allowed to ride a horse with a curb bit without a properly adjusted, approved curb strap or curb chain. A running martingale may be ... «Horsetalk, Sep 12»
9
Anyone for a fartlek? Deciphering some of the weird and wonderful …
Also, or actually, it refers to a metal bar between the shanks of a curb bit. SNATCH. Shh. Stop it. This is simply, in weightlifting, pulling the ... «The Independent, Jun 12»
10
Horse Illustrated/Metalab Bit Contest Results
Here, the winning questions are answered by Metalab bit designer Fabien Bedoucha. What is the difference between a snaffle and a curb bit? (Addie Randolph ... «HorseChannel.com, Sep 11»

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