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broadband

adjective broad·band \ˈbrd-ˌband\

Definition of BROADBAND

1
:  operating at, responsive to, or comprising a wide band of frequencies <a broadband radio antenna>
2
:  of, relating to, or being a high-speed communications network and especially one in which a frequency range is divided into multiple independent channels for simultaneous transmission of signals (as voice, data, or video)
broadband noun

First Known Use of BROADBAND

1960
BROADBAND Defined for Kids

broad*band

noun \ˈbrd-ˌband\

Definition of BROADBAND for Kids

:  a high-speed electronic network that carries more than one type of communication (as Internet and cable television signals)

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