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gulp

[gəlp]
(computer science)
A series of bytes considered as a unit.

gulp

An unspecified number of bytes.
References in classic literature ?
Having repeated the fatal expressions, Mr Venus drinks more tea by gulps, and offers an explanation of his doing so.
Not for miscellaneous working in, I grant you, Mr Wegg; but you might turn out valuable yet, as a--' here Mr Venus takes a gulp of tea, so hot that it makes him choke, and sets his weak eyes watering; 'as a Monstrosity, if you'll excuse me.
Mr Flintwinch, finishing his tea, not only took a longer gulp than he had taken yet, but made his succeeding pause under new circumstances: that is to say, with his head thrown back and his cup held still at his lips, while his eyes were still directed at the invalid.
and emptying his glass at one gulp he dashed it to the floor.
At the "Criterion" he turned in and had a drink, and, bolder for the wine which he had swallowed at a gulp, he told himself that he would do nothing of the sort.
And holding the glass with his two hands, he swallowed the medicine at one gulp.
Punctuating his narrative with many gestures and an occasional gulp, he proceeded to do so.