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bandwidth

noun [C usually singular] uk   /ˈbænd.wɪtθ/ us  
a measurement of the amount of information that can be sent between computers, through a phone line, etc.: The system will handle signals that need high bandwidth, for instance those that encode TV pictures. high-bandwidth services/applicationsCommunicating by telephone the range of frequencies used to send information over a distance using phone wiresCommunicating by telephone in radio, the width of a particular wavebandRadio
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