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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.
References in classic literature ?
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.
Crumb does the best he can, though, faithfully illustrating them all and finding different ways to depict the multiple long lists of Genesis (often referred to as the "begats").
It has reportedly taken four years for Crumb to reinterpret the Book of Genesis, working from the King James Bible and Robert Alter's translation.
Despite the publicity and media appeals for information there were no reported sightings of Mrs Crumb or her car.
This new collection of thirteen essays and an introduction honors George Crumb on his seventy-fifth birthday.
In addition to its full line of breadcrumbs, batters and breadings, Japanese-style Crumb from Southeastern Mills offers superior performance with fish, shrimp, chicken or vegetables.
Crumb rubber is produced by chopping and grinding up waste tires to a desired size, cleaning the rubber, and removing any metal particles.
6) Mid-size crumb, which I describe as minus-1/4 and plus-20 mesh, is also growing at better than 50 percent primarily because of the infill market, but also because of sustained growth in the industrial markets (mostly compression molding).
With floured fingers, press 1 3/4 cups crumb mixture onto bottom of prepared baking pan; reserve remaining mixture.
Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Rocky Mountain region (Region 8) Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit (PEHSU) received three telephone inquiries from parents concerned about health risks to children exposed to a recycled tire crumb product used as a soil additive, or "amendment," on school playgrounds.
Markus' products are often the hidden ingredient in a finished recipe and on this occasion the crumbs are wrapped around a piece of top quality British Beef, the triumph was as much a success for Dalehead Foods, Waitrose and Tracklements as it was for Markus.
MARKUS Products, a Somerset company specialising in making crumbs, flavoured butters and stuffings for the food sector is celebrating after a major award was presented to a product coated in its crumbs