bit englannista suomeksi
kappale, osa, pala
hieman, vähän, hiukkasen
(senseid) A piece of metal placed in a horse's mouth and connected to the reins to direct the animal.
A coin of a specified value.
1941, (w), ''(w)'', Chapter 10, http://www.gutenberg.net.au/ebooks01/0100131h.html
- The smallest coin we had in Canada in early days was a dime, worth ten cents. The Indians called this coin "a Bit". Our next coin, double in buying power and in size, was a twenty-five cent piece and this the Indians called "Two Bits".
A unit of currency or coin in the Americas worth a fraction of a Spanish dollar; now specifically, an eighth of a US dollar.
*1789, (w), ''The Interesting Narrative'', vol. I, ch. 6:
- I trusted to the Lord to be with me; and at one of our trips to St. Eustatia, a Dutch island, I bought a glass tumbler with my half bit, and when I came to Montserrat I sold it for a bit, or sixpence.
(senseid) In the southern and southwestern states, a small silver coin (such as the real) formerly current; commonly, one worth about 12½ cents; also, the sum of 12½ cents.
''Specifically'', a small amount of time.
Fractions of a second.
A portion of something.
- My young companion was a bit of a poet.
A prison sentence, especially a short one.
(anchor) An excerpt of material making up part of a show, comedy routine, etc.
A small part or role, sometimes with spoken lines, in a theatrical performance.
To put a bridle upon; to put the bit in the mouth of (a horse).
(en-simple past of)
''Your dog bit me!''
(inflection of), bitten
''I have been bit by your dog!''
Having been bitten.
(senseid) A digit, generally represented as a 1 or 0.
(senseid) Any datum that may take on one of exactly two values.
- The researchers found that the original texts spanned a variety of entropy values in different languages, reflecting differences in grammar and structure.But strangely, the difference in entropy between the original, ordered text and the randomly scrambled text was constant across languages. This difference is a way to measure the amount of information encoded in word order, Montemurro says. The amount of information lost when they scrambled the text was about 3.5 bits per word.
A (l), or a millionth of a (l) (0.000001 BTC).
(l), smallest unit of storage.
a (l), (l) (q)
a (l) (''binary digit'')
a bite (''e.g. insect bite, dog bite'')
(n-g) bolt of