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n. (context computing English) The ternary equivalent of a bit; a fundamental unit of information that may take any of three distinct states.


Trit may refer to:

  • Ternary digit, see Ternary numeral system
  • Tirit, an ancient recipe using leftovers

Usage examples of "trit".

Greta Seidenheim clacked away on her machine as if she were recording the curtest, the tritest of business letters.

Girlie Stonacher, the last person in the dying world from whom she would have expected the consolations of philosophy, even of the tritest sort.

Our whole style of expression and sentiment is infected with the tritest plagiarisms.

He is in that ecstasy of mind which prompts those who were never orators before to rise in an experience-meeting and pour out a flood of feeling in the tritest language and the most conventional terms.

Nowadays these people wait with bearded lips agape for my tritest pronouncement, and listen, more avidly than any other congregation I have ever known, to my most recondite sermons.

Sturgeon had taken the tritest of themes in science fiction, a United States nearly destroyed by an enemy nuclear attack debating the ethics of striking back, because the explosion of its retaliatory weapons would raise the radiation level in the atmosphere to the point where every higher organism would be eradicated, thus eliminating any hope for another creature to rise to a state of civilization.

The omission, probably on the last tag of the mission reel, seemed to sing out its absence far louder than the tritest concluding evaluation or recommendations.

There was a time when Craford used to seem to me the tritest spot in Europe, and the thought of Italy was luminous of everything romantic, of everything to be desired.

It is the tritest of platitudes to say that he could ill be spared by the English stage.

English in a low voice, with just enough Swedish accent to render her tritest speech charming.

She looked fluffy and frolicsome, dressed a la gamine, showed a generous amount of smooth leg, knew how to stress the white of a bare instep by the black of a velvet slipper, and pouted, and dimpled, and romped, and dirndled, and shook her short curly blond hair in the cutest and tritest fashion imaginable.