narrowband
adjective Date: 1950 operating at, responsive to, or including a narrow range of frequencies

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  • narrowband — UK [ˈnærəʊˌbænd] / US [ˈneroʊˌbænd] adjective computing capable of carrying sound, pictures, and moving images that are sent at slow speeds, usually between 50 bps and 64 kbps a 4 channel narrowband digital receiver • See: broadband …   English dictionary

  • narrowband — adjective Describing communication systems with a smaller bandwidth than wideband …   Wiktionary

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  • narrowband — adjective of or involving signals over a narrow range of frequencies …   English new terms dictionary

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