Licking is the action of passing the tongue over a surface, typically either to deposit saliva onto the surface, or to collect liquid onto the tongue for ingestion, or to provide pleasure. Many animals both groom themselves and drink by licking.
Other articles related to "licking":
... in addition to dipping their arms into tree crevices and licking the water off ... Chimpanzees use licking in a variety of ways licking objects, such as dead trees, that others in their community have licked, licking each other's body parts for grooming ... Gorillas use licking in addition to other senses to determine the nature of an object ...
Famous quotes containing the word licking:
“My father fight against you last time. We give you one good licking then and we do it again.”
—Emeric Pressburger (19021988)