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bandwidth

Definition/Scope: (1) A range within a band of frequencies or wavelengths. (2) The amount of data that can be transmitted in a fixed amount of time. For digital devices, the bandwidth is usually expressed in bits per second (bps) or bytes per second. For analog devices, the bandwidth is expressed in cycles per second, or Hertz (Hz).



Narrower Terms:

broadband
narrowband

Related Terms:

frequency bands


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