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baud

 (bôd)
n.
A unit of data transfer speed equal to one change in a carrier signal per second. Since most data transmission schemes transfer more than one bit of data with each change in the carrier signal, one baud is usually equal to several bits per second.

[After Jean Maurice Emile Baudot (1845-1903), French engineer.]

baud

(bɔːd)
n
(Units) a unit used to measure the speed of electronic code transmissions, equal to one unit interval per second
[C20: named after J. M. E. Baudot (1845–1903), French inventor]

baud

(bɔd)

n.
a unit used to measure the speed of signaling or data transfer, equal to the number of pulses or bits per second: baud rate.
[1925–30; after J.M.E. Baudot (1845–1903), French inventor]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.baud - (computer science) a data transmission rate (bits/second) for modemsbaud - (computer science) a data transmission rate (bits/second) for modems
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
information measure - a system of measurement of information based on the probabilities of the events that convey information
Translations

baud

[bɔːd] (Comput)
A. Nbaudio m
B. CPD baud rate Nvelocidad f (de transmisión) en baudios

baud

n (Comput) → Baud nt; at 1200 baudbei 1200 Baud; baud rateBaudrate f

baud

[bɔːd] n (Comput) → baud m inv
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As I mentioned already, increasing the baud rate makes the installation engineer more productive--it tends to reduce the cost per bit of hardware, and makes the capacity per chassis so much higher.
Five years ago, $7,000 would buy a 33 M-Hz 80486 processor, 400 MB of disk space, perhaps a maximum of 16 MB of RAM memory and a 9,600 baud modem.
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Most vendors provide software that transmits the files using a standard 1200 or 2400 baud modem.
Extended services costs $12.80 per hour or 21 cents per minute for 1200 and 2400 baud access and 9600 baud access costs $22.80 per hour.
A written report was prepared by team members in a prearranged format dictated by the larger study (del Cid, Marino, Baud, & Couch, 1986).
Connect your computer to a telex line, switch to half-duplex, and twiddle your thumbs at 50 baud.
Flexibility is abundant with OutBound Plus supporting 300, 1200, 2400, and 9600 baud modems and allowing variations of multiple speeds and brands of modems to exist on the same network.
It's quite slow running at 9600 baud compared to, say, LapLink (11500 baud) but it gets the job done.
Transmission rates were 600 baud to the Milacron mills, and a turtle-like 110 baud to the Shizuokas.
Hardware: Macintosh SE 30 with 2 megabytes of RAM, internal 40 megabyte hard drive, laser printer and 2400 baud modem.
Current modems generally operate at 300 baud (300 bits per second, which is about 30 characters per second) or 1,200 baud.