Description: |
Returns the number of bits in an integer type. | ||

Class: |
Inquiry function; Generic | ||

Arguments: | I must be of type integer. | ||

Results: | The
result is a scalar integer with the same kind parameter as I.
The result value is the number of bits (s) defined
by the bit model for integers with the kind parameter of the
argument. For information on the bit model, see
Section D.3. |

**Examples**

BIT_SIZE (1_2) has the value 16 because the KIND=2 integer type contains 16 bits.

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