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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A unit of computer memory storage, usually four or eight bytes, used in many high-level programming languages.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An area of storage double the size of the word in a particular system; usually eight bytes

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