Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An abbreviation of the Latin tritura, imperative of triturare, triturate: used in pharmacy.

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  • noun computing The ternary equivalent of a bit; a fundamental unit of information that may take any of three distinct states.

Etymologies

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Blend of tri- and bit

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