Meaning of BYTE in English

BYTE

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈbīt ]

noun

Etymology: perhaps alteration of bite (II)

Date: 1962

: a unit of computer information or data-storage capacity that consists of a group of eight bits and that is used especially to represent an alphanumeric character — compare word 2c

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