A preparation that renders the hook more palatable. The best kind is beauty.
Any substance, esp. food, used in catching fish, or other animals, by alluring them to a hook, snare, inclosure, or net.
Anything which allures; a lure; enticement; temptation.
To furnish or cover with bait, as a trap or hook.
To flap the wings; to flutter as if to fly; or to hover, as a hawk when she stoops to her prey.
A food or other substance used to attract a pest to a pesticide or trap where it can be destroyed.
Type of pesticide formulation where the toxicant is mixed with a potential food that would ordinarily be attractive for the pest, such as cereal bran or fruit pomace.
Any lure, but usually applied to bigger lures designed for pike. Bar spinner Or just plain spinner. The basic "Mepps"-type lure with a spinning blade mounted on a central wire shaft with a clevis, a drilled weight and a treble hook at the back. From tiny ultra-lite 1/8 oz versions up to 2oz monsters. There are many variations on the basic theme, some have a single hook for fishing through weed or for some species of fish better hooked on singles, some have two (or more) blades, the blades vary immensely in shape from "Colorado" to "willowleaf", the hook or sometimes hooks, can be dressed with "bucktail" or a soft rubber fish or grub. Some bucktails designed for muskie and pike are over 10" long with all the dressing.
a pesticide and food substance mixture used to attract and kill various pests
Attractive food used to lure pests. Some baits are incorporated with pesticides and kill pests which feed on them.
anything that serves as an enticement
something used to lure victims into danger
lure, entice, or entrap with bait
a food, or some substance
a trap that is used to lure fish and sharks
The part of a meme-complex that promises to benefit the host (usually in return for replicating the complex). The bait usually justifies, but does not explicitly urge, the replication of a meme-complex. (Donald Going, quoted by Hofstadter.) Also called the reward co-meme. (In many religions, "Salvation" is the bait, or promised reward; "Spread the Word" is the hook. Other common bait co-memes are "Eternal Bliss", "Security", "Prosperity", "Freedom".) (See hook; threat; infection strategy.)
Bait is the food used to attract a crocodile into a trap. Many different kinds of meat can be used as bait, but the more usual ones include kangaroo, buffalo, wild boar and even fruit bats.
To draw out another player or mob to lure them into a trap. Or, an item used in fishing to increase your skill and hence, your ability to catch fish in a certain location.
Anything that is used to lure a game species to a particlar area.
any material excluding scent lures, that is placed to attract an animal by its sense of smell or taste; "bait" does not include those parts of legally taken animals that are not required to be salvaged as edible meat if the parts are not moved from the kill site
A pesticide formulation containing a small amount of active ingredient mixed with an attractvie, edible, inert substance. Baits are usually used for mollusks, cutworms and rodents.
An attractant and food source (sometimes mixed with insecticide) for treating fruit fly infested areas.
Bait is any substance used to attract prey, e.g. in a mousetrap.