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32-bit

adjective

pertaining to the number of binary digits (bits) that can be processed or transmitted in parallel; in an operating system, pertaining to the number of bits used to represent memory addresses

Examples

A 32-bit machine means that its data registers are 32 bits wide or that it uses 32 bits to identify each address in memory.

Usage Note

computing

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