Definition of Bit


  • 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"
  • the part of a key that enters a lock and lifts the tumblers
  • a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program
    "he did his act three times every evening"
    "she had a catchy little routine"
    "it was one of the best numbers he ever did"
  • a small fragment
    "overheard snatches of their conversation"
  • a small amount of solid food
    a mouthful
    "all they had left was a bit of bread"
  • 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"
  • 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"
  • an instance of some kind
    "it was a nice piece of work"
    "he had a bit of good luck"
  • an indefinitely short time
    "wait just a moment"
    "in a mo"
    "it only takes a minute"
    "in just a bit"
  • a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
    "a bit of rock caught him in the eye"
  • a small piece or quantity of something
    "a spot of tea"
    "a bit of paper"
    "a bit of lint"
    "I gave him a bit of my mind"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble bit

4 unscramble word found using the letters bit.

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