Definition of Bandwidth

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

Generic synonyms: Information Measure



Definition of Bandwidth

1. Noun. The width, usually measured in hertz, of a frequency band. ¹

2. Noun. Of a signal, the width of the smallest frequency band within which the signal can fit ¹

3. Noun. (networking) The rate of data flow in digital networks typically measured in bits per second ¹

4. Noun. (informal) The capacity, energy or time required ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bandwidth

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Medical Definition of Bandwidth

1. The range of frequency or wavelengths over which a device is intended to operate. (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Bandwidth

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1. Technical Digest edited by G. W. Day, D. L. Franzen, P. A. Williams (1999)
"DMD and bandwidth Fundamentals Multimode fiber's information carrying capacity typically is rated in terms of a bandwidth length product (MHz-km) that can ..."

2. Measurements for Competitiveness in Electronics (1994)
"bandwidth and Impulse Quantities As with laser diodes, improved measurement capability is required for bandwidth, linearity, and impulse quantities for ..."

3. Forcenet Implementation Strategy by Nsb (2005)
"5.1.2 bandwidth Guaranteed quality of service requires, ... Experience has shown that availability of bandwidth has been problematic in the naval ..."

4. The Isdn Consultant: A Stress-Free Guide to High-Speed Communications by Robert E. Lee (1997)
"BROADBAND ISDN — bandwidth ON DEMAND Switched The are a great many options in our future quest for higher SMDS — speed. In the previous chapter I discussed ..."

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