Definition of BITS

noun : BITS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 4. (

    ) an instance of some kind; "it was a nice piece of work"; "he had a bit of good luck" ;

  • 5. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 6. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 7. (

    ) a small amount of solid food; a mouthful; "all they had left was a bit of bread" ;

  • 8. (

    ) a small fragment; "overheard snatches of their conversation" ;

  • 9. (

    ) a short 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" ;

  • 10. (

    ) the part of a key that enters a lock and lifts the tumblers ;

  • 11. (

    ) 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" ;


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