bits per second

(bps)
   Rate at which data transmission is measured.

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  • bits per second — noun (computer science) the rate at which data is transferred (as by a modem) • Syn: ↑bps • Topics: ↑computer science, ↑computing • Hypernyms: ↑rate * * * bi …   Useful english dictionary

  • bits per second —    Abbreviated bps. The number of binary digits, orbits, transmitted every second during a data transfer procedure. Bits per second is a measurement of the speed of operation of equipment, such as a computer s data bus or a modem that connects a… …   Dictionary of networking

  • Bits Per Second — Débit binaire Pour les articles homonymes, voir bps. Le débit binaire mesure une quantité de données numériques transmises en bits par seconde (bit/s, b/s ou bps). Ses principaux multiples sont : le kilobit par seconde (symbole kbit/s)… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • bits per second — unit of speed in data communications …   English contemporary dictionary

  • kilobits per second —    Abbreviated Kbps. The number of bits, or binary digits, transmitted every second, measured in multiples of 1024 bits per second. Used as an indicator of communications transmission rates.    See also megabits per second …   Dictionary of networking

  • kilobit per second — (kbps, kb/s)    a unit of data transmission rate equal to 1000 bits per second. The symbol kb/s is preferable to kbps for this unit …   Dictionary of units of measurement

  • symbol per second — (sym/s)    a unit of transmission rate for radio signals, especially for the transmissions between satellites and ground stations. In the simplest form of transmission, data can be sent in bits, which have only two states (on or off). To increase …   Dictionary of units of measurement

  • characters per second — The number of bytes or characters that can be sent over the phone lines in 1 second. This is determined by dividing the bps rate by the number of bits it takes to send one byte (usually 10 the start bit, 8 bits of data, and the stop bit). So, a… …   Dictionary of telecommunications

  • megabits per second —    Abbreviated Mbps. A measurement of the amount of information moving across a network or communications link in one second, measured in multiples of 1,048,576 bits …   Dictionary of networking

  • Floating-Point Operations Per Second — (FLOPS) (opérations à virgule flottante par seconde) est une mesure commune de repère pour évaluer la vitesse des microprocesseurs. Les opérations en virgule flottante incluent toutes les opérations qui impliquent des nombres réels. De telles… …   Wikipédia en Français

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