What does bits mean?

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  1. bits(Noun)


The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. bits

    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.

Editors Contribution

  1. bits

    Plural form of bit.

    A bit is a piece of data information and is measured in bits.

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  1. BITS

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'bits' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4027

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'bits' in Written Corpus Frequency: #737


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bits in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bits in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Alfred Hitchcock:

    Drama is life with the dull bits cut out.

  2. Johann von Goethe:

    My poor head is in such a whirl, my mind is all in bits.

  3. Alen Stajcic:

    A couple bits of class in the end from Rapinoe changed the game.

  4. Pope Francis:

    Let's recognize it. The world is in a state of war in bits and pieces.

  5. Sir Arthur Eddington:

    We are bits of stellar matter that got cold by accident, bits of a star gone wrong.

Images & Illustrations of bits

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