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band·width

(band'width),
In MRI, the range of frequencies or wavelengths received for a given image, inversely related to signal:noise ratio; it must be sufficient or wraparound artifact will occur.

bandwidth

1 the range of frequencies that can be satisfactorily transmitted or processed by a system.
2 See bandpass.

bandwidth

Informatics
A measure of the amount of data that can be transmitted at once through a communication conduit.

Multimedia
A theoretical limit of product expandability into different media, venues and market segments.

Telemedicine
A measure of transport—speed of throughput—of data between connected computers.

Vox populi
A popular term for a person’s intelligence—e.g., an unintelligent person would be said to have low bandwidth.

band·width

(band'width)
The arithmetic difference between the upper and lower frequencies of a band of electromagnetic radiation.
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More information could be compressed onto the band width.
So the new protocols and the interface standards will be developed around fiver, which can give us as much as 1,000 times the band width per dollar of copper-based networks.
Corresponding fractional band widths (FBW) at -10 dB return loss are presented in Table 2.
It can also come from a commercial system, Atkins said, noting that the demand for "spectrum-dependent systems" and the band width they need to operate is skyrocketing in the commercial sector.
And so far Ofcom are indicating the sell-off will be a bit of a free-for-all where those with the most cash get the band width.
Passive modes include 50-60Hz; low band width (< 4kHz), medium band width (4-15kHz) and high band width (>15kHz).
1 of the measurement range and band width (response) is 2 kHz.
31 /PRNewswire/ -- The advent of digital technology has given broadcast television stations the ability to provide several channels of programming within the same band width they have always used.
The Defense Department is seeking to lower the cost of band width, at a time when the military services are under great pressure to improve their networking capabilities on the battlefield.
The Chainflex CFLG cable combines the high quality transmission rates of glass fibers with the cable flexibility required for the automation industry, The cable withstands temperatures from 200 to 158[degrees]F, a nominal voltage of 300/500V, and a band width of 20 MHz x km.
Similar to Panasonic and its wired home, Nokia has to overcome the primary obstacle of network and band width before its futuristic mobile phone can be realized.
The collection consists of 21 patterns: 12 Broad-looms, ranging from 12-color, 6' repeats to 4-color, 3" repeats; 5 Design Borders, from a 3" band width to an 18" width; 2 Corridor Patterns--seamless, four-door inset rugs with two complementary corridor runners; 1 Area Rug--6'x9'; 1 Carpet-to-Fit--a bordered broadloom designed to be custom-fitted to most room configurations.