Definitions for bandwidthˈbændˌwɪdθ, -ˌwɪtθ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bandwidth(noun)

    a data transmission rate; the maximum amount of information (bits/second) that can be transmitted along a channel

Wiktionary

  1. bandwidth(Noun)

    The width, usually measured in hertz, of a frequency band.

  2. bandwidth(Noun)

    Of a signal, the width of the smallest frequency band within which the signal can fit

  3. bandwidth(Noun)

    The rate of data flow in digital networks typically measured in bits per second

  4. bandwidth(Noun)

    The capacity, energy or time required

    I think it's a worthy project, but I just don't have the bandwidth right now.

Freebase

  1. Bandwidth

    Bandwidth is the difference between the upper and lower frequencies in a continuous set of frequencies. It is typically measured in hertz, and may sometimes refer to passband bandwidth, sometimes to baseband bandwidth, depending on context. Passband bandwidth is the difference between the upper and lower cutoff frequencies of, for example, a bandpass filter, a communication channel, or a signal spectrum. In case of a low-pass filter or baseband signal, the bandwidth is equal to its upper cutoff frequency. Bandwidth in hertz is a central concept in many fields, including electronics, information theory, digital communications, radio communications, signal processing, and spectroscopy. A key characteristic of bandwidth is that any band of a given width can carry the same amount of information, regardless of where that band is located in the frequency spectrum. For example, a 3 kHz band can carry a telephone conversation whether that band is at baseband or modulated to some higher frequency.

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. bandwidth

    1. [common] Used by hackers (in a generalization of its technical meaning) as the volume of information per unit time that a computer, person, or transmission medium can handle. “Those are amazing graphics, but I missed some of the detail — not enough bandwidth, I guess.” Compare low-bandwidth; see also brainwidth. This generalized usage began to go mainstream after the Internet population explosion of 1993-1994. 2. Attention span. 3. On Usenet, a measure of network capacity that is often wasted by people complaining about how items posted by others are a waste of bandwidth.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. bandwidth

    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.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bandwidth in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bandwidth in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jim Bell:

    That’s a lot of data volume and there’s not a lot of bandwidth from Mars.

  2. Royal Caribbean CEO Michael Bayley:

    This is the fastest Internet at sea, the bandwidth on this one ship is bigger than the rest of the cruise industry combined.

  3. Richard Lowenberg:

    Building out needed broadband infrastructure to all alone will not assure improved quality of life as an outcome, that is dependent on how we use and what we do with our new high-bandwidth networks.

  4. Jonathan Friedman:

    There isn't much bandwidth for planning how to use the G20 presidency to achieve clear goals, turkey's soft power has declined so rapidly over the last two years. Turkey doesn't have the same credibility on the G20 stage as it would have had a couple of years back.

  5. Bryan Fuller:

    We had been telling the story of Hannibal Lecter, foreigner in America, so far, and now we transition the story, he's returning to more familiar settings to lick his wounds. It allows us to explore the emotional bandwidth of his character and see him pining for his friend Will.

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