bit

All Noun Verb
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  • Info A bit is the basic unit of information in computing and digital communications. more...
  • In a classical system, a bit would have to be in one state or the other.
  • The time to read additional bits from an open page is much less.
  • In many cases the additional bit of information can be stored at no additional memory cost.
  • Next consider the number of bit strings with just a single one in them.
  • And the Wall is Over bit has been changed to War is Over.
  • The most important properties are bit rate and video size.
  • Each subsequent code is stored starting at the least significant bit not already used.
  • These operations took place in a well-defined order that gave useful results if more than one bit was set.
  • This finds the most significant bit in the #P problem answer.
  • As an adult, however, she moved around quite a bit.
  • The length of a binary number may be referred to as its bit-length.
  • A one bit has two transitions, at the beginning and middle of the period.
  • Now consider all of the bit strings with no ones in them.
  • Since then, his heart has been broken into bits by the results of his deed.
  • The top bit will be set if the error is a dead end alert.
  • As a result, speech can be encoded at high quality using a relatively low bit rate.
  • In most designs all of the other bits also go through a register.
  • One of the new memory bits did not work at first, but it was easily cut out and replaced.
  • He's a bit peripatetic so she's been moving around a bit.
  • However, it is also possible to create files where the bit rate changes throughout the file.
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Root form of bit is bite for the verb.

Meaning of bit

  • noun A small fragment of something broken off from the whole
    a bit of rock caught him in the eye
  • noun Piece of metal held in horse's mouth by reins and used to control the horse while riding
    the horse was not accustomed to a bit
  • noun A unit of measurement of information (from binary + digit); the amount of information in a system having two equiprobable states
    there are 8 bits in a byte
  • noun The part of a key that enters a lock and lifts the tumblers
  • noun The cutting part of a drill; usually pointed and threaded and is replaceable in a brace or bitstock or drill press
    he looked around for the right size bit
  • verb To grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws
    Gunny invariably tried to bite her
  • verb Cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort
    The sun burned his face
  • verb Penetrate or cut, as with a knife
    The fork bit into the surface