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Grid Redstone.png  Function bit.blshift
Shifts a number left by a specified number of bits
Syntax bit.blshift(number n, number bits)
Returns number the value of n shifted left by bits bits, which is equivalent to n×2bits
Part of ComputerCraft
API bit


Grid paper.png  Example
Shift the number 18 (10010) left by 2 bits, yielding 72 (1001000)
print(bit.blshift(18, 2))
Output 72