a small piece or quantity of something
"a spot of tea"; "a bit of paper"; "a bit of lint"; "I gave him a bit of my mind"
touch, billet, berth, blot, act, place, spot, piece, chip, routine, dapple, flake, snatch, post, second, topographic point, point, position, smear, turn, mo, minute, fleck, smirch, slur, maculation, number, daub, speckle, smudge, morsel, scrap, moment, spotlight, situation, office, bite, stain, pip, patch
bit, chip, flake, fleck, scrap(noun)
a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
"a bit of rock caught him in the eye"
fight, microchip, turn, fighting, maculation, act, spot, piece, eccentric, snowflake, combat, poker chip, buffalo chip, flake, eccentric person, snatch, second, routine, chipping, splintering, mo, dapple, silicon chip, rubbish, minute, chip, fleck, potato chip, geek, microprocessor chip, number, speckle, oddball, morsel, scrap, micro chip, moment, bite, cow dung, trash, chip shot, crisp, cow chip, patch, check
moment, mo, minute, second, bit(noun)
an indefinitely short time
"wait just a moment"; "in a mo"; "it only takes a minute"; "in just a bit"
turn, molybdenum, act, spot, irregular, piece, endorsement, chip, min, flake, snatch, arcminute, second gear, instant, second, minute of arc, routine, s, mo, minute, fleck, atomic number 42, sec, bite, secondment, number, second base, morsel, scrap, moment, hour, indorsement, here and now, import, consequence, present moment, arcsecond
an instance of some kind
"it was a nice piece of work"; "he had a bit of good luck"
chip, second, objet d'art, snatch, patch, man, composition, minute, moment, art object, morsel, flake, act, small-arm, number, part, turn, fleck, routine, spot, scrap, piece, while, mo, spell, piece of music, firearm, musical composition, slice, bite, opus
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"
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"
morsel, bit, bite(noun)
a small amount of solid food; a mouthful
"all they had left was a bit of bread"
chip, second, snack, raciness, fleck, routine, insect bite, morsel, flake, pungency, number, moment, chomp, sting, sharpness, mo, scrap, piece, act, snatch, bite, collation, spot, turn, minute
a small fragment
"overheard snatches of their conversation"
act, routine, number, turn, bit(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"
turn, figure, routine, morsel, act, spot, piece, twist, turning, procedure, function, flake, second, snatch, bend, subroutine, modus operandi, crook, turn of events, round, deed, mo, subprogram, tour, fleck, chip, go, telephone number, play, identification number, number, minute, phone number, spell, numeral, scrap, moment, human activity, good turn, bout, enactment, bite, issue, human action
the part of a key that enters a lock and lifts the tumblers
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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How to use bit in a sentence?
I beat Hillary Clinton easily and, frankly, we beat Hillary Clinton, we won that race, and it's a shame that there can even be a little bit of a cloud over it.
I had to box my way through the CBN (central bank) to get a bit of (foreign exchange) allocation.
We don't really know where to go at this point, the first day or two we were a little bit shell-shocked and we weren't thinking further than get some water. Today, we got some water and got a bit of tinned fish so we're feeling elated. We've had a bath and we've brushed our teeth, so we're feeling amazing.
Since the last Eurogroup quite a bit of progress has been made, i'm getting some positive reports from the talks in Brussels. Still, lots of issues have to be solved, have to been deepened more, with more details, so there will be no agreements on Monday. We have to be realistic.
A lot of the fall was due to short covering, there could be a bit of profit-taking for people who have gone long.
Translations for bit
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- късче, захапка, парче, частица, битBulgarian
- mos, poquet, micaCatalan, Valencian
- okamžik, vrták, chvilka, flastr, fréza, troška, dílek, udidlo, kousek, bitCzech
- Bisschen, Happen, Bohrer, Stückchen, Mundstück, Wenig, Gebiss, Stück, BitGerman
- στομίδα, δυφίο, μπιτGreek
- peco, bito, bitEsperanto
- broca, bocado, pocoSpanish
- osa, kakku, kuolain, palanen, pala, juttu, hetki, osanen, poranterä, bittiFinnish
- mors, peu, petit morceau, foret, bitFrench
- mìr, criomag, bìdeag, carScottish Gaelic
- bocado, freoGalician
- tvíundatölustafur, bitiIcelandic
- trapano, poco, punta, pezzettino, freno, ottavo di dollaro, pezzetto, punta di trapano, morso, pocaItalian
- 少々, ちょっと, 少し, ビットJapanese
- 재갈, 도막, 작은 조각, 약간, 12센트 반, 조금, 비트Korean
- көзөч, кесек, мүштөк, тилим, кесинди, ачкычтын урчугу, тешкич, үзүм, бөлүкчө, ооздук, тилке, чагым, бөлүк, бургу, кесим, мундштукKyrgyz
- žąslai, grąžtas, bitasLithuanian
- mutes dzelži, laužņi, bitsLatvian
- piti, inati, tiri, pīhi, niho, maramaraMāori
- џем, трошка, ѓем, парченце, парче, сврдел, битMacedonian
- hapje, bit, boortje, stuk, beetjeDutch
- bitt, bitNorwegian
- yáálNavajo, Navaho
- porcja, kawałek, wędzidłoPolish
- porção, pedaço, bocado, morso, verruma, bocal, broca, pua, bitPortuguese
- bucată, burghiu, frâuRomanian
- кусок, сверло, удила, битRussian
- košček, bitSlovene
- lite, bitSwedish
- ముక్క, బిట్టు, తునక, తుంపుTelugu
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