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Definition:

  1. [noun] a small quantity; "a spot of tea"; "a bit of paper"
    Synonyms: spot

  2. [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

  3. [noun] an indefinitely short time; "wait just a moment"; "it only takes a minute"; "in just a bit"
    Synonyms: moment, minute, second

  4. [noun] an instance of some kind; "it was a nice piece of work"; "he had a bit of good luck"
    Synonyms: piece

  5. [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"

  6. [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"

  7. [noun] a small amount of solid food; a mouthful; "all they had left was a bit of bread"
    Synonyms: morsel

  8. [noun] a small fragment; "overheard snatches of their conversation"
    Synonyms: snatch

  9. [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

  10. [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"

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