binary-digit

binary digit

noun Mathematics, Computers.
1.
either of the digits 0 or 1 when used in the binary number system.
2.
bit3 ( def 1 ).

Origin:
1945–50

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binary digit
 
n
See also bit either of the two digits 0 or 1, used in binary notation

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binary digit  
Either of the digits 0 or 1, used in the binary number system. See more at bit.
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