Bit my bit
Bit Bit (Computers) [binary digit.] 1. the smallest unit of information, equivalent to a choice between two alternatives, as yes or no; on or off. [PJC]

2. (Computers) the physical representation of a bit of information in a computer memory or a data storage medium. Within a computer circuit a bit may be represented by the state of a current or an electrical charge; in a magnetic storage medium it may be represented by the direction of magnetization; on a punched card or on paper tape it may be represented by the presence or absence of a hole at a particular point on the card or tape. [PJC]

{Bit my bit}, piecemeal. --Pope. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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