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bits: 1. Information. Examples: "I need some bits about file
   formats."  ("I need to know about file formats.")  Compare core
   dump, sense 4.  2. Machine-readable representation of a document,
   specifically as contrasted with paper:  "I have only a photocopy
   of the Jargon File; does anyone know where I can get the bits?".
   See softcopy, source of all good bits See also bit.