Contraction of the words “binary digit” (a 1 or a 0). A number of bits assembled together is called a “byte”.
"Back in April, you transferred and restored one of my LPs. I never got around to giving you feedback, but today I was prompted to because I just listened to a CD transfer of a friend's LP, a transfer which sounds positively terrible. So, as a point of comparison, I played my CD done by your organization and the difference was astonishing. It ..."