[noun] a small quantity; "a spot of tea"; "a bit of paper" Synonyms:spot
[noun] a small fragment of something broken off from the whole; "a bit of rock caught him in the eye" Synonyms:chip, flake, fleck, scrap
[noun] an indefinitely short time; "wait just a moment"; "it only takes a minute"; "in just a bit" Synonyms:moment, minute, second
[noun] an instance of some kind; "it was a nice piece of work"; "he had a bit of good luck" Synonyms:piece
[noun] 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"
[noun] 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"
[noun] a small amount of solid food; a mouthful; "all they had left was a bit of bread" Synonyms:morsel
[noun] a small fragment; "overheard snatches of their conversation" Synonyms:snatch
[noun] 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" Synonyms:act, routine, number, turn
[noun] 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"