What is another word for octet?

202 synonyms found


[ ɒktˈɛt], [ ɒktˈɛt], [ ɒ_k_t_ˈɛ_t]

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How to use "Octet" in context?

In mathematics, an octet (from Ancient Greek: Ὀκτή, octetos, meaning "eight") is the basic unit of data in the Unicode character set. An octet is composed of eight bits. In UTF-8, an octet is composed of one byte. For example, the character U+0061 (☉) is represented in UTF-8 as 1 byte, or 0x61, and the character U+0072 (☽) is represented as 2 bytes, or 0x72.

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