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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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