Definition of Byte

1. Noun. A sequence of 8 bits (enough to represent one character of alphanumeric data) processed as a single unit of information.

Generic synonyms: Computer Memory Unit
Terms within: Bit, Nibble, Nybble
Group relationships: Word



Definition of Byte

1. Noun. (computing) A sequence of adjacent bits (binary digits) that can be operated on as a unit by a computer; the smallest usable machine word; nearly always eight bits, which can represent an integer from 0 to 255 or a single character of text. ¹

2. Noun. (computing) A unit of computing storage equal to eight bits ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Byte

1. a group of adjacent binary digits [n -S]

Medical Definition of Byte

1. A group of adjacent bits, commonly 4, 6 or 8, operating as a unit for the storage and manipulation of data in a computer. (05 Mar 2000)

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