n. 1. refers to the range of information available from measuring instruments. Greater bandwidth is generally associated with lower fidelity. 2. the width of a band of frequencies, usually expressed in hertz (cycles per second). It is a measure of the capacity of a communication channel: or the measure of the amount of information that it can transmitted per unit of time.

BANDWIDTH: "A person measuring the bandwidth of a channel would be measuring how much information could be transmitted per unit of time."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "BANDWIDTH," in, April 7, 2013, (accessed August 8, 2022).


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