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bandwidth definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a data transmission rate; the maximum amount of information (bits/second) that can be transmitted along a channel

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1930 1. a range within a band of wavelengths, frequencies, or energies; especially a range of radio frequencies which is occupied by a modulated carrier wave, which is assigned to a service, or over which a device can operate 2. the capacity for data transfer of an electronic communications system <graphics consume more bandwidth than text does>; especially the maximum data transfer rate of such a system <a bandwidth of 56 kilobits per second>

U.S. Military Dictionary

The difference between the limiting frequencies of a continuous frequency band expressed in hertz (cycles per second). The term bandwidth is also loosely used to refer to the rate at which data can be transmitted over a given communications circuit. In the latter usage, bandwidth is usually expressed in either kilobits per second or megabits per second.

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. the range of frequencies within a given band (see BAND(1) n. 3a).

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(bandwidths) A bandwidth is the range of frequencies used for a particular telecommunications signal, radio transmission, or computer network. N-VAR




 


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