bit (plural bits)

  1. A piece of metal placed in a horse"s mouth and connected to reins to direct the animal.
  2. A rotary cutting tool fitted to a drill, used to make holes.
  3. An eighth of a dollar.
    A quarter is two bits.
  4. (dated UK) A coin of a specified value.
    threepenny bit
  5. A small piece of something.
    There were bits of paper all over the floor.
  6. A portion of something
    I"d like a big bit of cake, please.
  7. (slang) A prison sentence.
  8. (computing) The smallest possible amount (quantum) of computer storage or information: a location or object capable of recording a single, binary 1/0 value. Eight bits make a byte which is a singal character.


3 letters in word "bit": B I T.

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Words found within bit:

bi it ti

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