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bit manipulation

Processing individual bits within a byte. Bit-level manipulation is very low-level programming, often done in graphics and systems programming. See bit flipping.

bit flipping

Switching a bit from 0 to 1 or 1 to 0. Also refers to changing one's mind 180 degrees. See bit manipulation.

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