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bit         

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      n  
1    a small piece, portion, or quantity  
2    a short time or distance  
3      (U.S. and Canadian)  
informal   the value of an eighth of a dollar: spoken of only in units of two  
two bits     
4    any small coin  
5       short for       bit part  
6    Informal   way of behaving, esp. one intended to create a particular impression  
she's doing the prima donna bit     
7    a bit   rather; somewhat  
a bit dreary     
8    a bit of  
a    rather  
a bit of a dope     
b    a considerable amount  
that must take quite a bit of courage     
9    a bit of all right, bit of crumpet, bit of stuff, or bit of tail     (Brit)  
slang   a sexually attractive woman  
10    bit by bit   gradually  
11    bit on the side  
Informal   an extramarital affair  
12    do one's bit   to make one's expected contribution  
13    every bit   foll by: as   to the same degree  
she was every bit as clever as her brother     
14    not a bit (of it)   not in the slightest; not at all  
15    to bits   completely apart  
to fall to bits     
     (Old English bite action of biting; see bite)  
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bit          [2]  
      n  
1    a metal mouthpiece, for controlling a horse on a bridle  
2    anything that restrains or curbs  
3    take or have the bit in or between one's teeth  
a    to undertake a task with determination  
b    to rebel against control  
4    a cutting or drilling tool, part, or head in a brace, drill, etc  
5    the blade of a plane  
6    the part of a pair of pincers designed to grasp an object  
7    the copper end of a soldering iron  
8    the part of a key that engages the levers of a lock  
      vb   , bits, bitting, bitted   tr  
9    to put a bit in the mouth of (a horse)  
10    to restrain; curb  
     (Old English bita; related to Old English bitan to bite)  

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bit          [3]  
      vb      the past tense and (archaic) past participle of       bite  

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bit          [4]  
      n     (Maths, computing)  
1    a single digit of binary notation, represented either by 0 or by 1  
2    the smallest unit of information, indicating the presence or absence of a single feature  
3    a unit of capacity of a computer, consisting of an element of its physical structure capable of being in either of two states, such as a switch with on and off positions, or a microscopic magnet capable of alignment in two directions  
     (C20: from abbreviation of binary digit)  

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bit         

[

1]  

      n  
1    atom, chip, crumb, fragment, grain, iota, jot, mite, morsel, mouthful, part, piece, remnant, scrap, segment, slice, small piece, speck, tittle, whit  
2    instant, jiffy     (informal)   little while, minute, moment, period, second, spell, tick     (Brit. informal)   time  

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bit          [2]  
      n  
1    brake, check, curb, restraint, snaffle  
2    take the bit in or between one's teeth      defy, disobey, get stuck into     (informal)   get to grips with, rebel, resist, revolt, run amok, rush into, set about  

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a bit of, a bit, bit by bit, a bit much

a fair bit exp.
quite a lot
we came in for a fair bit of criticism; I've travelled in Asia a fair bit

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exp.
love very much (smth. or smb.)
n.
means a liquid is not clear: this tea's got bits in it, I don't like yogurt with bits in it
assez proche de l'idée de 'il y a à boire et à manger'
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