# Which is Typically the Longest: Bit, Byte, Nibble, Word?

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Updated on: September 25th, 2023

Which is typically the longest: bit, byte, nibble, word?

1. Bit.
2. Byte.
3. Nibble.
4. Word.

## The answer to the question, ‘which is typically the longest: bit, byte, nibble, the word,’ is Word.

### Solution:

The detailed solution to the question, which is typically the longest: bit, byte, nibble, word? is provided here.

The bit is basically the unit of binary digit which has two possibilities 0 or 1.

A byte is having eight bits of binary digit size.

Nibble is meant for 4 bits of binary digit size.

Word is large in size and contains 32 bits

The half-word needs 16 bits.

A double word needs 64 bits.

Therefore, Word is typically the longest among bit, byte, nibble, and word. Hence, Option (D) is the correct answer.

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