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  1. 16-bit

    In computer architecture, 16-bit integers, memory addresses, or other data units are those that are at most 16 bits wide. Also, 16-bit CPU and ALU architectures are those that are based on registers, address buses, or data buses of that size. 16-bit is also a term given to a generation of microcomputers in which 16-bit microprocessors were the norm. A 16-bit register can store 2¹⁶ different values. The signed range of integer values that can be stored in 16 bits is -32,768 through 32,767. Hence, a processor with 16-bit memory addresses can directly access 64 KiB of byte-addressable memory.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of 16-bit in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of 16-bit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Octavio Paz:

    We are condemned to kill time, thus we die bit by bit.

  2. Ruben Barry Hubbard:

    I used to fly the planes, but I don't like flying planes no more, it's a little bit longer and a little bit more tiresome, but I feel a little bit more safer on the train.

  3. Nick Tatro:

    They're doing it for a little bit of relaxation or a little bit of focus or a little bit of pain management or they're doing it because they sleep better or their stomach digests food better.

  4. Tiger Woods:

    It felt good to be out there, obviously, been playing at home with my boys for a little bit of cash, but still( that is) a little bit different. Every shot counts a little bit more. ( But) Felt good.

  5. Kepler Cheuvreux analyst Dirk Becker:

    A bit of cost cutting, a bit of downsizing of investment banking, a bit of reorganization and, in order to pay for it, raise capital -- that would be very disappointing unless he pulls a rabbit out of the hat.

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