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every bit

Definition of every bit

  1. :  in every way <The end of the movie was every bit as good as the beginning.> <This new project seems every bit as ambitious as the first one.> <You are every bit as deserving as she is.>



Word by Word Definitions

everyplay
  1. :  being each individual or part of a group without exception

    :  being each in a series or succession

    :  being all taken severally

  1. :  the biting or cutting edge or part of a tool

    :  a replaceable part of a compound tool that actually performs the function (as drilling or boring) for which the whole tool is designed

    :  the jaws of tongs or pincers

  1. :  to put a bit in the mouth of (a horse)

    :  to control as if with a bit

    :  to form a bit on (a key)

  1. :  a small quantity of food

    :  a small delicacy

    :  a small piece or quantity of some material thing

  1. :  a unit of computer information equivalent to the result of a choice between two alternatives (as yes or no, on or off)

    :  the physical representation of a bit by an electrical pulse, a magnetized spot, or a hole whose presence or absence indicates data


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