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1. n. a jail sentence. (Underworld.) Mooshoo did a two-year bit in Sing Sing.
2. n. a small theatrical part. (From bit part.) It was just a bit, but I needed the money.
3. n. any part of an act; any isolated activity or presentation. I didn’t like that bit concerning penalties.
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An' then he took that Bible, an' read bits here and there, an' explained 'em as clear as the day: and it seemed like as a new light broke in on my soul; an' I felt fair aglow about my heart, an' only wished poor Bill an' all the world could ha' been there, an' heard it all, and rejoiced wi' me.
an' I take a pleasure, now, in doing little bits o' jobs for my neighbours--such as a poor old body
Fanny did n't seem inclined to talk much, and Tom would go on in such a ridiculous manner that Polly told him she would n't listen and began to hum bits of the opera.
I am still a bit of the ferment, you see," he wrote a little later.
I am glad you are as small a bit as you are," I said.
Here was a chance of reading that domestic bit about the child which I had marked on the day of Mr.
Tulliver after a pause, "what I'm a bit afraid on is, as Tom hasn't got the right sort o' brains for a smart fellow.
Also provided are operations to facilitate bit stream access and variable-length (Huffman) encoding and decoding.
com is built on Bit Group's Avail Content Management System, which empowers Insulet Corporation with real-time content editing and dynamic updating of Web site structure and navigation.
Based on universal standard ANSI C++, the new integer and fixed-point Algorithmic C datatypes offer the best of both worlds, allowing algorithm and system designers to specify arbitrary bit widths while improving simulation performance by 10-200x versus other datatypes such as SystemC.
We turned to Bit Group to achieve our business goal of further expanding globally because of their comprehensive approach to internationalization and top-notch Java and Web development talent," said Gary Zakon, vice president of engineering, OpenPages.
However, in contrast to turbo codes, which use just two decoders, LDPC codes use a separate decoder for each bit of the message, creating a giant rumor mill.
The AES is capable of using cryptographic keys of 128 bit, 192 bit, and 256 bit to encrypt and decrypt data in blocks of 128 bits.
The first flag is the existing "D" bit that controls the size of operands.