Definition of least significant bit in English:

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least significant bit

(abbreviation LSB)

noun

Computing
The bit in a binary number that is of the lowest numerical value.
Example sentences
  • So this algorithm filters the most significant bits, and leaves the least significant bits to be changed.
  • The rightmost bit is the least significant bit, and the leftmost bit is the most significant bit.
  • If the converted type of the left operand is int, only the five least significant bits of the value of the right operand are used as the shift distance.
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