Adjective "bandwidth" definition and examples

(Bandwidth may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈbandwɪtθ//ˈbandwɪdθ/

Definitions and examples

noun

A range of frequencies within a given band, in particular that used for transmitting a signal.
  1. 'Monetarists believe that money supply should be kept within an acceptable bandwidth so that levels of inflation can be controlled.'
  2. 'The large bandwidths of the bands reflected the short lifetime of these states due to fast exciton relaxation.'
  3. 'posting separately wastes bandwidth and disk space'
  4. 'It is also the amount of cache memory rather than the memory bandwidth that determines the speed of the system in popular games.'
  5. 'As the sheer amount of bandwidth running across public networks increases, so do power requirements.'
The energy or mental capacity required to deal with a situation.
  1. 'The job of the modern presidency is so complex, so taxing, so intense that one's disposition even more than one's mental bandwidth may be the key to handling the job.'
  2. 'You will have time and mental bandwidth to form your thoughts better.'
  3. 'With a little more mental bandwidth this summer, I started re-viewing the earliest footage we shot for my grandfather's documentary.'
  4. 'You really don't use all the mental bandwidth you have when you're playing these games.'

More definitions

1. Telecommunications. the smallest range of frequencies constituting a band within which a particular signal can be transmitted without distortion.

2. Digital Technology. the transmission capacity of an electronic communications device or system; the speed of data transfer: a high-bandwidth Internet connection.

3. mental capacity; intelligence: Don't listen to him—he has really low bandwidth.

4. a person's capacity to handle or think about more than one thing at the same time: He

More examples(as adjective)

"services can be bandwidth."