Meaning of BANDWIDTH in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈband-ˌwidth ]


Date: 1930

1. : a range within a band of wavelengths, frequencies, or energies ; especially : a range of radio frequencies which is occupied by a modulated carrier wave, which is assigned to a service, or over which a device can operate

2. : the capacity for data transfer of an electronic communications system

graphics consume more bandwidth than text does

especially : the maximum data transfer rate of such a system

a bandwidth of 56 kilobits per second

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.