four bits

noun Slang.
50 cents.

Origin:
1830–40, Americanism

four-bit, adjective
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Standard sixteen-level products use four bits to project the information they contain.
In the below, some thirty-two bit registers are transferred as sixty-four bits.
If the first four bits form a valid character they may be used for the addition to plaintext.
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