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the range of frequencies or the measured amount of information that can be transmitted over a connection; also used as a measure of a person’s ability or lack of it: He’s not good at multitasking; he has low bandwidth.
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1. The numerical difference between the upper and lower frequencies of a band of electromagnetic radiation, especially an assigned range of radio frequencies.
2. The amount of data that can be passed along a communications channel in a given period of time.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. (Electronics) the range of frequencies within a given waveband used for a particular transmission
2. (Electronics) the range of frequencies over which a receiver or amplifier should not differ by more than a specified amount
3. (Telecommunications) the range of frequencies used in a specific telecommunications signal
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. the smallest range of electronic frequencies constituting a band, within which a particular signal can be transmitted without distortion.
2. the transmission capacity of an electronic communications device.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
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.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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|Noun||1.||bandwidth - a data transmission rate; the maximum amount of information (bits/second) that can be transmitted along a channel|
information measure - a system of measurement of information based on the probabilities of the events that convey information
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