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bandwidthnoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˈbænd.wɪtθ/  us   /ˈbænd.wɪtθ/
(Definition of bandwidth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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bandwidthnoun [U]

 us   /ˈbænd·wɪtθ, -wɪdθ/
the amount of information that can be sent over a network connection at one time: These streaming applications swallow enormous chunks of bandwidth for long periods of time.
Bandwidth is also the amount of time, information, or influence that someone has: He has more bandwidth (= more influence) than any presidential adviser has ever had in history.
(Definition of bandwidth from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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bandwidthnoun [C, usually singular]

uk   us   /ˈbændwitθ/ COMMUNICATIONS
the amount of information that can be sent between computers, over a phone line, using radio signals, etc. in a particular amount of time: As prices for telecommunications services fall, demand for high bandwidth services is increasing.
the range of frequencies (= numbers of waves produced in a particular amount of time) used to send information over a distance using phone lines or radio signals: Text messages require less bandwidth than phone calls.
(Definition of bandwidth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bandwidth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 带宽, 频带, 波段宽度…
in Turkish dalga genişliği, bant aralığı…
in Russian а…
in Chinese (Traditional) 頻寬, 頻帶, 波段寬度…
in Polish przepustowość, szerokośćpasma…
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