1. A small piece or quantity of something (synset 113783547)
    "a spot of tea"; "a bit of paper"; "a bit of lint"; "I gave him a bit of my mind"
  2. A small fragment of something broken off from the whole (synset 109244958)
    "a bit of rock caught him in the eye"
  3. An indefinitely short time (synset 115271664)
    "wait just a moment"; "in a mo"; "it only takes a minute"; "in just a bit"
  4. An instance of some kind (synset 107324075)
    "it was a nice piece of work"; "he had a bit of good luck"
  5. Piece of metal held in horse's mouth by reins and used to control the horse while riding (synset 102847952)
    "the horse was not accustomed to a bit"
  6. A unit of measurement of information (from binary + digit);
    The amount of information in a system having two equiprobable states (synset 113646708)
    "there are 8 bits in a byte"
  7. A small amount of solid food;
    A mouthful (synset 107594641)
    "all they had left was a bit of bread"
  8. A small fragment (synset 107022158)
    "overheard snatches of their conversation"
  9. A short performance that is part of a longer program (synset 106905066)
    "he did his act three times every evening"; "she had a catchy little routine"; "it was one of the best numbers he ever did"
  10. The part of a key that enters a lock and lifts the tumblers (synset 102848240)
  11. The cutting part of a drill;
    Usually pointed and threaded and is replaceable in a brace or bitstock or drill press (synset 102847545)
    "he looked around for the right size bit"

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