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byte

(bīt),
A group of adjacent bits, commonly 4, 6, or 8, operating as a unit for the storage and manipulation of data in a computer.

byte

[bīt]
the amount of memory required to encode one character of information (letter, number, or symbol) in a computer system; it is normally 8 bits. See also bit.

byte

A set of 8 binary bits, a unit for measuring computer memory and storage capacity.

byte

Computers A set of 8 binary bits, a unit for measuring computer memory and storage capacity. See Bit, Computers, RAM.
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