how to pronounce octet


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the above transcription of octet is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

octet is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of octet in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… it doesn't follow the octet rule and …”

meanings of octet


  1. A group or set of eight of something.
  2. A group of three bits, representing any of eight possible values.
  3. A group of eight musicians performing together.
  4. A composition for such a group of musicians.
  5. A byte of eight bits. Abbreviation: o.

octet frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word octet occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics octet can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that octet can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to octet


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