Meaning : A small piece or quantity of something.
A spot of tea.
A bit of paper.
A bit of lint.
I gave him a bit of my mind.
Synonyms : spot
Meaning : An instance of some kind.
It was a nice piece of work.
He had a bit of good luck.
Synonyms : piece
Meaning : Piece of metal held in horse's mouth by reins and used to control the horse while riding.
The horse was not accustomed to a bit.
Meaning : A unit of measurement of information (from binary + digit). The amount of information in a system having two equiprobable states.
There are 8 bits in a byte.
Meaning : A small fragment.
Overheard snatches of their conversation.
Synonyms : snatch
Meaning : The part of a key that enters a lock and lifts the tumblers.
Meaning : The cutting part of a drill. Usually pointed and threaded and is replaceable in a brace or bitstock or drill press.
He looked around for the right size bit.