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53 byte

addressable unit of data storage large enough to hold any member of the basic character set of the execution environment

54 NOTE 1 It is possible to express the address of each individual byte of an object uniquely.

55 NOTE 2 A byte is composed of a contiguous sequence of bits, the number of which is implementation-defined.

56 The least significant bit is called the low-order bit;

57 the most significant bit is called the high-order bit.

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