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definition of the word bit

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Rank of this word in the English language, from analyzing texts from Project Gutenberg.
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From Old English bita and bite - all from Proto-Germanic *biton, from Proto-Indo-European *bheid- (to split).

Singular
bit

Plural
bits

bit (plural bits)

  1. A piece of metal placed in a horse's mouth and connected to reins to direct the animal.
  2. A rotary cutting tool fitted to a drill, used to make holes.
  3. An eighth of a dollar. Note that there is no coin minted worth 12.5 cents.
    A quarter is two bits.
  4. (dated, UK) A coin of a specified value.
    A threepenny bit.
  5. A small piece of something.
    There were bits of paper all over the floor.
  6. A portion of something.
    I'd like a big bit of cake, please.
  7. (slang) A prison sentence.
  8. An excerpt of material from a stand-up comedian's repertoire.


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