Definition of Bites
- A term that comes from the English Bite, which in Spanish can be translated as ‘ bite’, ‘ sting’ or ‘ bite’. Bites is plural of bite.
- Anglicism that is known as Bytes and that in Spanish is called octet. It is a unit of measurement used in areas of computing and telecommunications.
SYNONYMS FOR BITES
- Eight bits
ORIGIN OF BITES
Literally the English word bites is used to refer to bites, stings or the like in this language. Therefore, in Spanish it maintains its same meaning although its use is almost non-existent in that context.
A byte or octet ; it is a unit of information made up of a string of adjacent bits. derived from the Latin octo and the Greek okto (meaning 8). That is, the smallest sum of data that a computer could “bite into” at one time. This word is closely related to the original term.
Each byte represents a single text character (letters, symbols, numbers, punctuation marks, etc.) on a computer and encodes different information, depending on the amount. One byte is equal to 8 bits.
CURIOSITIES OF BITES
- Bites is a social media app for food lovers. Users when creating their profile can share photos of food and refer to restaurants and places to eat.
- Bite, is a horror film released on May 29, 2015 at the Montreal Fantasy Film Festival, directed by Chad Archibald and Jayme Laforest as screenwriter.