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  • n. pl. Information. Examples "I need some bits about file formats. " ("I need to know about file formats. ") Compare core dump, sense 2.
  • Machine-readable representation of a document, specifically as contrasted with paper"I have only a photocopy of the Jargon File; does anyone know where I can get the bits?". See softcopy, source of all good bits See also bit.