bit is part of the Basic English 850.
- (countable) A bit is an amount, usually a small amount.
- There's quite a bit of money. Where did it all come from?
- There was a little bit of blood when she brushed her teeth.
- Her mouth opened just a tiny bit.
- I'm a little bit nervous.
- She saw the shop a bit farther up the road.
- She slowed down a little and then a bit more until someone saw her.
- I see him quite a bit.
- At the second practice, I was a little bit more ready.
- He felt quite a bit older.
- (countable) A bit is a small piece of something.
- Try not to have bits of cake on the floor when you eat.
- He listened to her as Mary told bits and pieces of her story.
- Scrape up any browned bits from bottom of pot.
- The car was blown to bits by the bomb.
- (countable) A bit is a short time.
- I'm going to relax for a bit.
- (countable) A bit is the amount of information coded by a 1 or a 0 in a computer.
- Even the best 24-bit scanners suffer from noise.
- (countable) A bit is a sharp tool that spins to make holes.
- Drill a hole slightly smaller than your hook with a 1/16-inch drill bit.
- Slide the router bit into the slot, turn on the motor and guide the tool along the jig.
- (countable) A bit is a metal bar that people put in a horse's mouth to control it.
Third person singular