›› Measurement unit: bit

Full name: bit

Plural form: bits

Symbol: b

Category type: computer data storage

Scale factor: 0.125

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›› Definition: Bit

A bit is a binary digit, taking a value of either 0 or 1. The bit is also a unit of measurement, the information capacity of one binary digit. It has the symbol bit, or b. There are 8 bits in 1 byte.

›› Sample conversions: bit

bit to kilobyte
bit to kilobit
bit to mebibit
bit to nibble
bit to terabyte
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bit to kibibyte
bit to byte
bit to gibibit