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Definitions of bit:
  • noun:   the cutting part of a drill; usually pointed and threaded and is replaceable in a brace or bitstock or drill press
    Example: "He looked around for the right size bit"
  • noun:   piece of metal held in horse's mouth by reins and used to control the horse while riding
    Example: "The horse was not accustomed to a bit"
  • noun:   a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
    Example: "A bit of rock caught him in the eye"
  • noun:   a unit of measurement of information (from Binary + digIT); the amount of information in a system having two equiprobable states
    Example: "There are 8 bits in a byte"
  • noun:   a small fragment
  • noun:   an instance of some kind
    Example: "He had a bit of good luck"
  • noun:   a small amount of solid food; a mouthful
    Example: "All they had left was a bit of bread"
  • noun:   a small quantity
    Example: "A bit of paper"
  • noun:   an indefinitely short time
    Example: "In just a bit"
  • noun:   a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program

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See bit used in context: 58 poetry verses, 6 Shakespeare works, 2 quotations, 1 Mother Goose rhyme, 1 Bible passage, 46 definitions

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