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  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Jargon  File  (4.2.3,  23  NOV  2000)  [jargon]: 
 
  bits  pl.n.  1.  Information.  Examples:  "I  need  some  bits  about 
  file  formats."  ("I  need  to  know  about  file  formats.")  Compare  {core 
  dump},  sense  4.  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}. 
 
 




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