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Bit

Meanings and phrases

bit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a small piece or quantity of something; spot
  2. a small fragment of something broken off from the whole; chip; flake; fleck; scrap
  3. piece of metal held in horse's mouth by reins and used to control the horse while riding
  4. an indefinitely short time; moment; mo; minute; second
  5. an instance of some kind; piece
  6. a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program; act; routine; number; turn
  7. a unit of measurement of information (from binary + digit); the amount of information in a system having two equiprobable states
  8. the part of a key that enters a lock and lifts the tumblers
  9. the cutting part of a drill; usually pointed and threaded and is replaceable in a brace or bitstock or drill press
  10. a small amount of solid food; a mouthful; morsel; bite
  11. a small fragment; snatch

a bit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. to a small degree; somewhat; a little; a trifle

bar bit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a bit for horses that is a solid bar of metal

bit by bit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. in a gradual manner; gradually; step by step
  2. a little bit at a time; piecemeal; little by little; in stages

bit field

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a field containing only binary characters

bit part

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a small role; minor role
E.g.
  • Tay Garnett also has a bit part in the film.
  • The film has a bit part by Valerie Solanas.
  • Horror film actor Rondo Hatton had a bit part as "Hunchback."

blade bit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a drilling bit with cutting edges usually hardened against wear; fishtail bit

bore bit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a drill for penetrating rock; borer; rock drill; stone drill

brace and bit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a drill consisting of a bit and a brace to hold and turn it

center bit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a bit with a sharp center point for guidance and two side cutters; centre bit

centre bit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a bit with a sharp center point for guidance and two side cutters; center bit

chamfer bit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a bit that is used for beveling

check bit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (computer science) a bit that is used in an error detection procedure in which a 0 or 1 is added to each group of bits so that it will have either an odd number of 1's or an even number of 1's; e.g., if the parity is odd then any group of bits that arrives with an even number of 1's must contain an error; parity bit; parity

core bit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a hollow drilling bit that is the cutting part of a core drill; allows core samples to be taken
n.
  1. a bit for enlarging the upper part of a hole; counterbore; countersink

cross bit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a rock drill having cruciform cutting edges; used in mining

curb bit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a horse's bit with an attached chain or strap to check the horse; curb

drill bit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a bit used in drilling for oil; drilling bit
E.g.
  • Such screws are best installed after drilling a pilot hole with a tapered drill bit.
  • A hole saw usually attaches to a mandrel, the latter being basically a drill bit with threads to secure the saw.
  • In "DTH" drilling, the percussion mechanism – commonly called the hammer – is located directly behind the drill bit.

drilling bit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a bit used in drilling for oil; drill bit

every bit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. to the same degree (often followed by `as'); equally; as
E.g.
  • This means every bit in memory is part of a byte.
  • Men were fat in those days and every bit mighty giants.
  • The pavilions were every bit as magnificent as the bridge.

expansion bit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a bit with a cutting blade that can be adjusted to different sizes; expansive bit

expansive bit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a bit with a cutting blade that can be adjusted to different sizes; expansion bit

fishtail bit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a drilling bit with cutting edges usually hardened against wear; blade bit

parity bit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (computer science) a bit that is used in an error detection procedure in which a 0 or 1 is added to each group of bits so that it will have either an odd number of 1's or an even number of 1's; e.g., if the parity is odd then any group of bits that arrives with an even number of 1's must contain an error; parity; check bit

pilot bit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a small bit that drills a first hole to guide a larger drill

rock bit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a drill bit that has hardened rotating rollers; roller bit

roller bit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a drill bit that has hardened rotating rollers; rock bit

snaffle bit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a simple jointed bit for a horse; without a curb; snaffle

spade bit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a thin bit with a center point and cutting edges on either side

the least bit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. in the slightest degree or in any respect; at all; in the least

twist bit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a bit or drill having deep helical grooves; twist drill

little bit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She also defined it as being "a little bit funkier."
  • When I came out of the army it was a little bit rough.
  • I think he's been a little bit of a pillock."

bit more

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • I just need to wait, think about things a bit more.
  • It might be a bit more trouble than its worth".
  • It is situated a bit more than far from the mainland.

quite a bit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • So you will see her clashing with Angie quite a bit.
  • The game changed quite a bit throughout its development.
  • He said the film "transformed quite a bit" from the rough cut.

bit too

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • So, it may be a bit too easy for veterans of the genre.
  • Which I thought was a bit too soon.
  • I drank a bit too much.

bit parts

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Belmore played bit parts in several 1930s film classics.
  • In the rest of Waters' films, she's played both main and bit parts.
  • According to IMDb, Sencio had bit parts in motion pictures as well.

bit rate

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • HVXC is used at a low bit rate of 2 or 4 kbit/s.
  • The bit rate of the codec is 4.8 kbit/s.
  • G.729.1 is scalable in bit rate, acoustic bandwidth and complexity.

little bit more

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It's going to be a little bit more soul."
  • I feel like my name is a little bit more familiar than it was before.
  • A little bit more, and both would open fire with their 12,7 mm (0,50") machineguns.

bit different

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • We wanted to try something a bit different and new.
  • The OFI's goals were a little bit different from its mother.
  • Dimpida is bit different from the rest, bit feminine from inside.
E.g.
  • Data is signed, encoded as two's complement with the MSB (most significant bit) first.
  • Shifts were 17-bit circular, with the carry bit "to the left" of the most significant bit.
  • However, 0 can refer to either the most or least significant bit depending on the context.

just a bit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She had long black hair and just a bit of blood coming from the corner of her mouth.
  • Barton commented that "Overall, "Martigan Belt" is just a bit slim and lacking in completeness for its price.
  • For example, N'Djamena records a maximum annual average rainfall of , while Ouaddaï Prefecture receives just a bit less.

up a bit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • "We needed something to help spice us up a bit," said Scott.
  • Stuart also gets the nurses' back up a bit by making changes.
  • I think I had sobered up a bit by the time I got back to the hotel.

bit longer

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Outer Moat took a bit longer, and averages some six to nine feet in width.
  • The singular–plural distinction survived at bit longer, but came gradually out of use.
  • The horse runs a bit lazy but there's nothing wrong with that, they last a bit longer.

bit later

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The crisis affected France a bit later than other countries; it hit in 1931.
  • A bit later that year he was given the position as a reporter with "The Pilot."
  • (The TV show began a bit later, on September 4, 1954, on a weekly basis on CBS.
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