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crumb

(data, jargon)
(Or tayste /tayst/) Silly suggested term for two binary digits.

The term "quarter" has also been suggested, referring to the US 25-cent coin. This was once equal in value to two of the eight "bits" - pie-slice-shaped "pieces of eight" - into which Spanish silver crowns were cut to make change.
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He held a hoe in his hand, and, while Phoebe was gone in quest of the crumbs, had begun to busy himself with drawing up fresh earth about the roots of the tomatoes.
The beadle drank his tea to the last drop; finished a piece of toast; whisked the crumbs off his knees; wiped his lips; and deliberately kissed the matron.
'Bring more,' he cried, 'these crumbs don't fill it.' So seven thousand waggons of the gold of the whole kingdom were driven up; these the strong man shoved into the sack, oxen and all.
In recent years, concerns have been raised about the safety of recycled tire crumb rubber used as infill for playing fields and playgrounds.
Nearly every milestone on the long road comics have crawled from derided trash to treasured American art form was inspired either directly or secondhand by Crumb's choices and achievements.
crumb rubber (obtained by recycling used tires): lot no.
[ClickPress, Fri Mar 08 2019] With the long-shelf life and prolonged preservation gaining momentum in the fresh, packed, and frozen-bread sectors, crumb softener is finding extensive application, especially in the baked food items.
[UKPRwire, Fri Mar 08 2019] With the long-shelf life and prolonged preservation gaining momentum in the fresh, packed, and frozen-bread sectors, crumb softener is finding extensive application, especially in the baked food items.
Launched last summer by Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz's AO1 foundation, Thy Kingdom Crumb is a free food truck service turned community initiative dedicated to helping all people in the Greater Philadelphia and South Jersey communities.
I remember flicking one crumb from my coat but apparently another fell on the floor.
Crumb grain has been defined in literature as the exposed cell structure of crumb when a leavened baked product is sliced [5-7] which can be generally seen as a two-phase soft cellular solid, consisting of a solid phase apparent in the cell wall structure and a fluid phase made up of air [8, 9].
Crumb rubber aggregate produced locally by recycling of discarded worn-out tires of an average size of (1-2) mm with a relative density of 0.73 added to concrete as a replacement of fine aggregate volume at different ratios 17.5%, 20%, 22.5% and 25%.