Definition of bandwidth
- Graphics consume more bandwidth than text does.
- a bandwidth of 100 megabits per second
- I don't have the bandwidth to do it all myself, and I feel like a failure because I'm not living up to my own ideals.
- —Frances Lefkowitz
The modem has a bandwidth of 56 kilobits per second.
Graphics use more bandwidth than text does.
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: a measurement of the ability of an electronic communications device or system (such as a computer network) to send and receive information
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of the same or a similar kind or nature
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