baud

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noun \ˈbȯd, ˈbäd, British ˈbōd\

Definition of baud

plural

baud

also

bauds

  1. :  a variable unit of data transmission speed (as one bit per second)

Origin and Etymology of baud

baud (telegraphic transmission speed unit), from J. M. E. Baudot †1903 French inventor


First Known Use: 1931


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