noun Date: 1930 1. a range within a band of wavelengths, frequencies, or energies; especially a range of radio frequencies which is occupied by a modulated carrier wave, which is assigned to a service, or over which a device can operate 2. the capacity for data transfer of an electronic communications system <
graphics consume more bandwidth than text does
; especially the maximum data transfer rate of such a system <
a bandwidth of 56 kilobits per second

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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