×
Create a new article
Write your page title here:
We currently have 3,185 articles on s23. Type your article name above or create one of the articles listed here!



    s23
    3,185Articles

    Difference between revisions of "Bit"

    imported>mutante
    m (Bit moved to bit)
    imported>mutante
    (Bit moved to bit)
    Line 1: Line 1:
      +
    #REDIRECT [[bit]]
    Short for binary digit, the smallest unit of [[information]] on a machine. The term was first used in 1946 by John Tukey, a leading statistician and adviser to [[five]] presidents. A single bit can hold only one of two values: '''0 or 1'''. More meaningful information is obtained by combining consecutive bits into larger units. For example, a [[byte]] is composed of 8 consecutive bits.
     
     
    [http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/b/bit.html Webopedia:Bit]
     
     
    [[Category:Definitions]]
     
    [[Category:Computer]]
     

    Revision as of 19:55, 16 May 2006

    Redirect to:

    Cookies help us deliver our services. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies.
    Cookies help us deliver our services. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies.