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[n] 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"
[n] 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"
[n] a short theatrical 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"
[n] a small fragment; "overheard snatches of their conversation"
[n] an instance of some kind; "it was a nice piece of work"; "he had a bit of good luck"
[n] a small amount of solid food; a mouthful; "all they had left was a bit of bread"
[n] a small fragment of something broken off from the whole; "a bit of rock caught him in the eye"
[n] 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"
[n] (British) a small quantity; "a spot of tea"; "a bit of paper"
[n] an indefinitely short time; "wait just a moment"; "it only takes a minute"; "in just a bit"
[adj] injured by bites or stings; "leaving the biter bit"; "her poor mosquito-bitten legs"

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