eightsome vs octet what difference

what is difference between eightsome and octet

English

Etymology

eight +‎ -some

Noun

eightsome (plural eightsomes)

  1. A group of eight persons or things.

Translations

Anagrams

  • egotheism


English

Alternative forms

  • octett, octette (rare)

Etymology

From Latin octo (eight).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɒkˈtɛt/
  • Rhymes: -ɛt

Noun

octet (plural octets)

  1. A group or set of eight of something.
    Synonyms: octad, octonary, (chiefly Greek and Egyptian contexts) ogdoad, (particularly babies) octuplet, (8-day week) nundine
  2. (music) A group of eight musicians performing together.
  3. (music) A composition for such a group of musicians.
  4. (computing) A byte of eight bits. Abbreviation: o
    Synonym: byte
  5. (computing, rare) A group of three bits, representing any of eight possible values.

Derived terms

  • octet rule

Related terms

  • octa-
  • octuple

Translations

See also

  • duet
  • nonet
  • quartet
  • quintet
  • septet
  • sextet
  • solo
  • trio

Further reading

  • octet on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • “octet”, in Lexico, Dictionary.com; Oxford University Press, 2019–present.

Anagrams

  • tecto-

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɔk.tɛ/

Noun

octet m (plural octets)

  1. (computing) byte (of eight bits), octet

Synonyms

  • o (abbreviation)

Derived terms

Further reading

  • “octet” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Romanian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /okˈtet/

Noun

octet m (plural octeți)

  1. (computing) byte (of eight bits)

Declension

Synonyms

  • byte

Further reading

  • octet in DEX online – Dicționare ale limbii române (Dictionaries of the Romanian language)

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