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1. Information. Examples: “I need some bits about file formats.” (“I need to know about file formats.”) Compare core dump, sense 4. 2. Machine-readable representation of a document, specifically as contrasted with paper: “I have only a photocopy of the Jargon File; does anyone know where I can get the bits?”. See softcopy, source of all good bits See also bit.
Plural form of bit.
A bit is a piece of data information and is measured in bits.
What does BITS stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the BITS acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'bits' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4027
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'bits' in Written Corpus Frequency: #737
The numerical value of bits in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of bits in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Drama is life with the dull bits cut out.
My poor head is in such a whirl, my mind is all in bits.
We are bits of stellar matter that got cold by accident, bits of a star gone wrong.
All of the books in the world contain no more information than is broadcast as video in a single large American city in a single year. Not all bits have equal value.
There were so few people on the landscape at that time, it's challenging to find little bits and pieces of evidence, each of those little bits and pieces matters an awful lot.
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