Significado de "bit" - Learner’s Dictionary

bit

noun [ C ] uk us /bɪt/
SMALL AMOUNT

A2 mainly UK a small amount or piece of something:

I wrote it down on a bit of paper.
There's a little bit more pasta left.
My favourite bit of the film is right at the end.
The books are falling to bits (= into separate parts).
a bit

A2 mainly UK slightly:

It's a bit cold in here.
It was a bit too expensive.

B2 mainly UK informal a short time:

I'll see you in a bit.
She lived in Italy for a bit.
a bit of a change/fool/problem, etc mainly UK

a change, fool (= stupid person), problem, etc, but not an important or serious one:

I am a bit of a romantic.
It was a bit of a shock.
quite a bit informal

B1 a lot:

He does quite a bit of travelling.
She is quite a bit older than him.
a bit much mainly UK informal

more than is fair, or more than you can deal with:

It's a bit much to expect me to tidy up their mess.
bit by bit

gradually:

She saved up the money, bit by bit.
every bit as

used to emphasize that one thing is equally good, important, etc as something else:

The gardens are every bit as impressive as the castle itself.
bits and pieces

small things or jobs that are not connected or not very important:

We've packed most of it up now, there are just a few bits and pieces left.
COMPUTER

a unit of information in a computer:

Can I run 32-bit programs on a 64-bit computer?
HORSE

a piece of metal which goes in the mouth of a horse to control it

(Definición de bit noun del Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)