Word (computer architecture)

base memory unit handled by a computer
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A word is the number of bits a particular computer's CPU can deal with in one go.[1]

Modern processors, including those in embedded systems, usually have a word size of 8, 16, 24, 32, or 64 bits.

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  1. Rouse, Margaret (2017-06-02). "Word Size". Techopedia. Retrieved 2023-04-26.