›› 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 gibibit
bit to mebibyte
bit to mebibit
bit to gigabyte
bit to gigabit
bit to tebibyte
bit to kilobit
bit to kibibyte
bit to nibble
bit to kilobyte