Binary digit

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One of the two digits in the representation of data in binary notation, i.e. 0 or 1, A or Z, on or off, etc.

Note: The abbreviated form of binary digit is bit.

Reference: I.E.C. (modified)

Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)