octet (plural octets)

  1. A group or set of eight of something.
    Synonyms: octad, octonary, ogdoad, octuplet, nundine
  2. (music) A group of eight musicians performing together.
    An octet of waiters sang her "Happy Birthday".
  3. (music) A composition for such a group of musicians.
  4. (computing) A byte of eight bits. Abbreviation: o
    Synonyms: byte
  5. (computing, rare) A group of three bits, representing any of eight possible values.
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