Etymology

1. bandwidth

noun. ['ˈbændwɪdθ'] a data transmission rate; the maximum amount of information (bits/second) that can be transmitted along a channel.

Etymology

  • band (English)
  • band (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • width (English)
  • -th (English)

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Rhymes with Bandwidth

  • breadth
  • hundredth
  • thousandth
  • width

How do you pronounce bandwidth?

Pronounce bandwidth as ˈbændwɪdθ.

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Sentences with bandwidth


1. Adjective
If Dropbox is syncing slowly, this could mean that you need to change its bandwidth settings.

2. Noun, singular or mass
By default it's set to run in the background and use minimal amounts of your bandwidth.

Quotes about bandwidth


1. A god who is capable of sending intelligible signals to millions of people simultaneously, and of receiving messages from all of them simultaneously, cannot be, whatever else he might be, simple. Such Bandwidth!
- Richard Dawkins, The God Delusion

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