The smallest unit of binary information, equal to a single 0 or 1. Two bits are called a crumb, four bits are called a nibble, and eight bits are called 1 byte.

See also

Binary, Bit Rate, Byte, Crumb, Least Significant Bit, Nibble, Qubit

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Weisstein, Eric W. "Bit." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource.

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