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octet

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  A string of eight bits.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-38C under Octet

  A string of eight bits. Often referred to as a byte.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-38F

  A group of eight binary digits.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-38A under Octet