Definition of Data rate

1. Noun. The rate at which circuits or other devices operate when handling digital information.

Generic synonyms: Rate
Specialized synonyms: Channel Capacity

Definition of Data rate

1. Noun. (electronics) The speed at which data is sent over a data link or channel; generally expressed in bytes per second ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Data Rate

data hierarchy
data input device
data link
data management
data miner
data mining
data model
data modeling
data multiplexer
data paths
data point
data points
data processing
data processor
data rate (current term)
data rates
data set
data sets
data smoothing
data store
data stores
data stream
data structure
data structures
data synchronization
data system
data table
data tables
data terminal equipment

Literary usage of Data rate

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Technical Digest edited by G. W. Day, D. L. Franzen, P. A. Williams (1999)
"Measurement of the impact of fiber nonlinearities on high data rate, dispersion-managed WDM systems (invited paper) Sebastien Bigo and Michel W. ..."

2. Defending Secrets, Sharing Data: New Locks and Keys for Electronic Information (1993)
"TEPACHE: data rate up to 10 Mb/s; 6 cryptographic modes; suitable for minicomputers, modems, local area networks, and word processors. ..."

3. Measurements for Competitiveness in Electronics (1994)
"constant data rate. For example, the source and destination may have to maintain a fixed-interval timing relationship; that is, the destination may need ..."

4. The Backup Book: Disaster Recovery from Desktop to Data Center by Dorian J. Cougias, E. L. Heiberger, Karsten Koop (2003)
"... capacity on a single DAT cartridge while boosting data rate performance to 3 Mbps. The fate of DDS is clear: No manufacturer has announced new products ..."

5. Low-Rate Wireless Personal Area Networks: Enabling Wireless Sensors with by José A. Gutiérrez, Edgar H. Callaway, Raymond Barrett (2003)
"The high-data rate WPAN (IEEE Std 802. 15.3TM) is suitable for multimedia applications that require very high QoS. Medium-rate WPANs (IEEE Std 802. 15. ..."

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