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to bits

Definition of to bits

  1. 1 :  to pieces :  apart <The ball hit the window and smashed it to bits.> <(chiefly British) The pie was falling to bits as I tried to serve it.>

  2. 2 informal :  to a very great degree <She was thrilled to bits.>



Word by Word Definitions

bitplay bits
  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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to lessen in amount, effect, or force

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