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bandwidth

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

band +‎ width

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈbændwɪdθ/, /ˈbændwɪtθ/

NounEdit

bandwidth (plural bandwidths)

  1. The width, usually measured in hertz, of a frequency band.
    • 2010 October 30, Jim Giles, Jammed!, in New Scientist,
      But now is a good time to be bargaining for bandwidth, as the switch from analogue to digital television is freeing up space.
  2. Of a signal, the width of the smallest frequency band within which the signal can fit
  3. (networking) The rate of data flow in digital networks typically measured in bits per second
  4. (informal) The capacity, energy or time required
    I think it's a worthy project, but I just don't have the bandwidth right now.

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