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Bits (BInary digiT) The smallest element of computer storage. It is a single digit in a binary number (0 or 1). The bit is physically a transistor or capacitor in a memory cell, a magnetic domain on disk or tape, a reflective spot on optical media or a high or low voltage pulsing through a circuit. http://www.pcmag.com/encyclopedia_term/0,2542,t=bit&i=38671,00.asp
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