Definition of “bandwidth” - English Dictionary

“bandwidth” in British English

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(Definition of “bandwidth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“bandwidth” in American English

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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:

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.

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“bandwidth” in Business English

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bandwidthnoun [ C, usually singular ]

uk /ˈbændwitθ/ us 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:

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)