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Octet

Definition of the noun octet

What does octet mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: octets

  1. the cardinal number that is the sum of seven and one
  2. eight performers or singers who perform together
  3. a set of eight similar things considered as a unit
    • lexical domain: Groups - nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
    • alternative spelling: octette
    • more generic word: set = a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used
  4. eight people considered as a unit
    • lexical domain: Groups - nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
    • alternative spelling: octette
    • synonym of octet: eightsome
    • more generic words: assemblage / gathering = a group of persons together in one place
  5. a musical composition written for eight performers

Alternative definition of the noun octet

noun

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

Group

Octet is a musical group.

Music

  1. "Octet" for wind instruments is a chamber-music composition by Igor Stravinsky, completed in 1923.
  2. "Octet" for Strings in C major, Op. 7, is a composition by the Romanian composer George Enescu, completed in 1900. Together with the Octet by Niels Gade, it is regarded as amongst the most notable successors to Felix Mendelssohn's celebrated Octet, Op. 20.
  3. "Octet" is a work by American minimalist composer Steve Reich. It was originally scored for string quartet, two pianos, and two clarinets doubling both bass clarinet and flute as well as piccolo. It was completed in April 1979, and was premiered on June 21, 1979, by members of the Netherlands Wind Ensemble. Octet was later rescored by Reich by adding a string quartet, under the title Eight Lines.
  4. "Octet" a.k.a. "Maynard Ferguson Octet": Maynard Ferguson Octet is an album by Canadian jazz trumpeter/trombonist Maynard Ferguson featuring tracks recorded in 1955 and released on the EmArcy label.
  5. "Octet" is a composition.
  6. "Octet" is a ballet made on New York City Ballet by Willam Christensen to Stravinsky's Octet for Wind Instruments. The premiere took place December 2, 1958, at the City Center of Music and Drama.
  7. "Octet" a.k.a. "Wind Octet in E-flat major": The Octet in E-flat major by Ludwig van Beethoven, Op. 103, is a work for two oboes, two clarinets, two bassoons, and two horns. Despite its high opus number, it was written in 1792/1793, during Beethoven's early period. Beethoven reworked and expanded the Octet in 1795 as his first String Quintet, Op. 4.
  8. "Octet" a.k.a. "Complete String Quartets / Quintets / Sextets / Octet" is a musical album of Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy.
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Miscellanea

  1. Octet: An octet is a unit of digital information in computing and telecommunications that consists of eight bits. The term is often used when the term byte might be ambiguous, as historically there was no standard definition for the size of the byte.
    • also known as 八位元組
  2. Octet: In music, an octet is a musical ensemble consisting of eight instruments or voices, or a musical composition written for such an ensemble.
  3. Octet is a ballet made by New York City Ballet balletmaster in chief Peter Martins to Mendelssohn's Octet in E-flat major. The premiere took place November 14, 2003 at the Royal Danish Ballet, Copenhagen; the NYCB premiere was November 23, 2004, at the New York State Theater, Lincoln Center.

Phrases with Octet

  1. Octet rule
  2. Color-Octet

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Octet

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Google previewCCNA: Cisco Certified Network Associate Study Guide (2008)

Exam 640-802 by Todd Lammle

Answer: The interesting octet is the fourth octet.

Google previewCCNA Cisco Certified Network Associate Study Guide, 7th Edition (2011)

by Todd Lammle

The fourth octet is a block size of 16.

Google previewCCNA Cisco Certified Network Associate Deluxe Study Guide (2011)

by Todd Lammle

The fourth octet is a block size of 16.

Google previewCCENT ICND1 Study Guide (2016)

Exam 100-105 by Todd Lammle

The fourth octet is a block size of 16.

Google previewCCENT Study Guide (2013)

Exam 100-101 (ICND1) by Todd Lammle

The fourth octet is a block size of 16.

Google previewCCENT: Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician Study Guide (2008)

ICND1 (Exam 640-822) by Todd Lammle

Answer: The interesting octet is the fourth octet.

Google previewCCNA INTRO: Introduction to Cisco Networking Technologies Study Guide (2007)

Exam 640-821 by Todd Lammle

Answer: The interesting octet is the fourth octet.

Google previewCompTIA A+ 220-901 and 220-902 Cert Guide, Academic Edition (2016)

by Mark Edward Soper

That means that the first three octets identify the network portion of the address and the fourth octet is the host portion. 10. C. 192 is in the Class C range of IP addresses. That means that the first three octets identify the network portion of the ...

Google previewCompTIA A+ 220-901 and 220-902 Cert Guide (2016)

by Mark Edward Soper

That means that the first three octets identify the network portion of the address and the fourth octet is the host portion. 10. C. 192 is in the Class C range of IP addresses. That means that the first three octets identify the network portion of the ...

Google previewWebster's New World Telecom Dictionary (2008)

by Ray Horak

The first octet is the service access point identifier (SAPI), which identifies the destination service access point, each of which can support multiple terminal devices.The second octet is the terminal endpoint identifier (TEI), which is the address ...

Google previewCCENT Certification All-In-One For Dummies (2010)

by Glen E. Clarke

0, meaning the first octet is the network ID portion and the last three octetsare the host ID portion of the address. This allows for 16,777,214 hosts ...

Google previewRouting TCP/IP (2005)

by Jeff Doyle, Jennifer DeHaven Carroll

The last octet is the LSP Number. Occasionally, an LSP can be so large that it exceeds the MTU that can be supported by the router buffers or the data link. In this case, the LSP is fragmented—that is, the information is conveyed in ...

Google previewFranz Schubert and the Mysterium Magnum (2009)

by Frank Ruppert

The Schubert Octet is a rhapsodic immersion in this sublime disposition. It simply revels in the freedom and joy won through initiation into the mystery. The experience begins on a lake. The singer is aware ...

Google previewCompTIA A+ Complete Study Guide (2012)

Exams 220-801 and 220-802 by Quentin Docter, Emmett Dulaney, Toby Skandier

This indicates that the first three octets are the network portion of the address and the last octet is the host portion, therefore the network portion of this ID is 192.168 .10 and the host portion is 55. To communicate using TCP/IP, each computer is ...

Google previewBuck's New and Complete Dictionary of Musical Terms (1873)

by Dudley Buck

Octet. A composition in eight parts, or for eight voices; an ottetto. Octetto. (Ita.) An ottetto; an octet. Octuor. A piece in eight ...

Google previewA Concise Dictionary of Musical Terms (1884)

To which is Prefixed an Introduction to the Elements of Music by Frederick Niecks

Octet. A composition for eight voices or instruments. Octett (Ger.). An octet. Octobasse (Fr.). A monster double bass twelve feet high, invented by Vuillaume.

Google previewCommunications Standard Dictionary (2012)

by Martin Weik

octet: A byte that (a) consists of eight binary digits and (b) usually is operated upon as a single entity. Note: An octet is used in the International Telegraph Alphabet 5 (ITA-5), from which the American Standard Code for Information ...

Google previewFiber Optics Standard Dictionary (2012)

by Martin Weik

Note 3: A triad of 3 bits used to represent an octal digit is not to be confused with an octet, which consists of 8 binary digits. 2. Pertaining to a numeration system in which the radix is 8. Note: Each digit position to the left of a given position has a ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Music (2004)

by Christine Ammer

octet (ok tet′). 1 An ensemble of eight instruments or eight voices. 2 A composition for eight instruments or eight voices. Since each singer or instrument has a separate part, the octet is a form of chamber music.

Google previewMusic Lovers' Encyclopedia (1919)

Containing a Pronouncing and Defining Dictionary of Terms, Instruments, &c., Including a Key to the Pronunciation of Sixteen Languages, Many Charts; an Explanation of the Construction of Music for the Uninitiated; a Pronouncing Biographical Dictionary; the Stories of the Operas; and Numerous Biographical and Critical Essays by Distinguished Authorities by Rupert Hughes

octetit , octet'to, /.

Google previewUniversity Musical Encyclopedia: University dictionary of music and musicians (1912)

by Louis Charles Elson

OCTET. Octuplet. Group of eight equal notes. Ode. Elaborate poem in lyric form. Odlngton, de (Walter) wrote " De Speculatione Musices," giving important information on rhythms of the 13th century; English Benedictine monk of Evesham.

Google previewThe Biographical Encyclopedia of Jazz (2007)

by the late Leonard Feather, Ira Gitler

octet orch. – orchestra orchest. – orchestrated orig. – original; originally pc.

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Scrabble value of O1C3T1E1T1

The value of this 5-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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