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bytenoun [C]

uk   us   /baɪt/ specialized
a ​unit of ​computerinformation, consisting of a ​group of (usually eight) bits
(Definition of byte from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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bytenoun [C]

 us   /bɑɪt/
a ​unit of ​computerinformation, consisting of a ​group of usually eight bits (= ​singleunits of ​information)
(Definition of byte from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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bytenoun [C]

(also bite) uk   us   /baɪt/
IT a ​unit of ​computerinformation consisting of a ​number of bits (= a ​unit of ​information that is either 0 or 1), usually eight bits: All of this ​information can be ​reduced to bytes in a ​database that's quickly ​searchable.
(Definition of byte from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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