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bytes - Computer Definition
The word byte
is actually an abbreviation for the binary term, a storage unit able to hold
one character. On today’s computers, a byte equals 8 bits. With one byte, decimal values between 0 and 255 (28-1)
can be encoded. Large amounts of memory are described accordingly: gigabytes
(abbreviated as GB) has 1,073,741,824 bytes; megabytes (abbreviated as MB) has
1,048,576 bytes; and kilobytes (abbreviated as KB) has 1,024 bytes.