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Thorsten Hirsch

there's a word for the bit-iness of a system, what is it though?

You mean big-endian and little-endian?

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Safia Abdalla Author

Not quite. Endianness refers to the ordering of the bits in a binary number.

I'm thinking of a phrase that denotes whether 32-bits or 64-bits are used in the representation.

Maybe a word doesn't exist and that's why I can't remember it....?