the cutting part of a drill; usually pointed and threaded and is replaceable in a brace or bitstock or drill press; "he looked around for the right size bit"
piece of metal held in horse''s mouth by reins and used to control the horse while riding; "the horse was not accustomed to a bit"
the part of a key that enters a lock and lifts the tumblers
a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program; "he did his act three times every evening"; "she had a catchy little routine"; "it was one of the best numbers he ever did" Synonyms: act, routine, number, turn,
a small fragment; "overheard snatches of their conversation" Synonyms: snatch,
an instance of some kind; "it was a nice piece of work"; "he had a bit of good luck" Synonyms: piece,
a small amount of solid food; a mouthful; "all they had left was a bit of bread" Synonyms: morsel, bite,
a small fragment of something broken off from the whole; "a bit of rock caught him in the eye" Synonyms: chip, flake, fleck, scrap,
a unit of measurement of information (from binary + digit); the amount of information in a system having two equiprobable states; "there are 8 bits in a byte"
a small piece or quantity of something; "a spot of tea"; "a bit of paper"; "a bit of lint"; "I gave him a bit of my mind" Synonyms: spot,
an indefinitely short time; "wait just a moment"; "in a mo"; "it only takes a minute"; "in just a bit" Synonyms: moment, mo, minute, second,