Definition of bitwise in English:

bitwise

adjective

Computing
  • Designating an operator in a programming language that manipulates the individual bits in a byte or word.

    • ‘Explore bitwise operations - if you're brave enough.’
    • ‘For #3, you can see how well they learned the bitwise operators in C… but this is a skill, not an aptitude, so you can help them with these.’
    • ‘The resulting sequence is used to encrypt the data by doing a bitwise XOR.’
    • ‘Scoring can be used to introduce and practice counting (forward and backwards), counting by grouping, division with remainder, modular arithmetic, binary system, logical and bitwise operations, impartial games, and more.’

Pronunciation

bitwise

/ˈbitwīz/