Associations to the word «Byte»


BYTE, 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.
BYTE, noun. (computing) A unit of computing storage equal to eight bits
BYTE CODE, noun. (computing) Alternative form of bytecode
BYTE CODES, noun. Plural of byte code
BYTE ORDER MARK, noun. (computing) A character indicating the endianness of a string of text; specifically, the Unicode character U+FEFF ZERO WIDTH NO-BREAK SPACE.

Dictionary definition

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

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy