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 for 16 bit
From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  16 bit
  
      Using words containing sixteen
     bits.  This adjective often refers to the number of bits
     used internally by a computer's CPU.  E.g. "The Intel 8086
     is a sixteen bit processor".  Its external data bus or
     address bus may be narrower.  The term may also refer to the
     size of an instruction in the computer's instruction set or
     to any other item of data.
  
     See also 16-bit application.
  
     (1996-05-13)
  

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