byte

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Expansion of bit, coined by Dr. Werner Buchholz in July 1956, during the early design phase for the IBM Stretch computer.[1][2][3]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

byte ‎(plural bytes)

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  1. (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.
  2. (computing) A unit of computing storage equal to eight bits
    The word “hello” fits into five bytes of ASCII code.

SynonymsEdit

  • (unit of storage): B
  • (eight bits): octet

Derived termsEdit

(unit of storage):

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(unit of storage):

(machine word):

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FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

English byte

NounEdit

byte

  1. byte

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of byte (Kotus type 8/nalle, no gradation)
nominative byte bytet
genitive byten bytejen
partitive byteä bytejä
illative byteen byteihin
singular plural
nominative byte bytet
accusative nom. byte bytet
gen. byten
genitive byten bytejen
byteinrare
partitive byteä bytejä
inessive bytessä byteissä
elative bytestä byteistä
illative byteen byteihin
adessive bytellä byteillä
ablative byteltä byteiltä
allative bytelle byteille
essive bytenä byteinä
translative byteksi byteiksi
instructive bytein
abessive bytettä byteittä
comitative byteineen

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HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English byte.[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbaːjt/
  • Hyphenation: byte

NounEdit

byte ‎(plural byte-ok)

  1. (computing) byte (a unit of computing storage equal to eight bits)

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Tótfalusi István, Idegenszó-tár: Idegen szavak értelmező és etimológiai szótára. Tinta Könyvkiadó, Budapest, 2005, ISBN 963 7094 20 2

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

English byte

NounEdit

byte m ‎(invariable)

  1. (computing) byte

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Middle EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

byte

  1. Alternative form of biten

PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

byte m (plural bytes)

  1. (computing) byte (unit)

SwedishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Related to byta ‎(to change, to exchange, to swap)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

byte n

  1. trading, exchange, change
  2. catch, plunder, loot
DeclensionEdit
Inflection of byte 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative byte bytet byten bytena
Genitive bytes bytets bytens bytenas

Etymology 2Edit

Loan from English.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

byte c

  1. a byte (8 bits, in computers)
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