- either of the digits 0 or 1 when used in the binary number system.
- bit3(def 1).
Origin of binary digit
First recorded in 1945–50
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- either of the two digits 0 or 1, used in binary notationSee also bit 4
- Either of the digits 0 or 1, used in the binary number system. See more at bit.
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