Memory - Word

1 - About

A word is a piece of data that is stored in memory

In a CPU, the word length is often 32 or 64 bits (for instance, in a register)

When a word needs to be split in order to be stored in memory, the part are stored in a order called endianess

3 - Example of 32 bits long word

32 bits (4 bytes)

4 - Full

A 32 bits register is called a fullword.

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