Definition of Bits per second

1. Noun. (computer science) the rate at which data is transferred (as by a modem).

Exact synonyms: Bps
Category relationships: Computer Science, Computing
Generic synonyms: Rate



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bits Per Second

bitriplet
bitriplets
bitrochanteric
bitropic
bitrot
bitruncated
bitruncation
bitruncations
bits and bats
bits and bobs
bits and pieces
bits of crumpet
bits of skirt
bits per inch
bits per second (current term)
bitset
bitsets
bitshift
bitshifts
bitsier
bitsiest
bitsquatting
bitstate
bitstock
bitstocks
bitstream
bitstreams
bitstring
bitstrings

Literary usage of Bits per second

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Internet Costs & Cost Models for Public Libraries: Final Report by Charles R. McClure (1996)
"Usually measured in bits-per-second. A full page of english text is about 16000 ... Ethernet will handle about 10000000 bits-per-second and can be used with ..."

2. Network Security by David J. Stang (1991)
"At speeds above the 2400 bps, the baud rate does not equal the data rate in bits per second. Many users substitute baud for bps. Baudot Code. ..."

3. A World's Fair for the Global Village by Carl Malamud (1997)
"Over 300 lines running at 128000 bits per second were used to connect a series ... Another set of 100 lines running from 1 to 6 million bits per second was ..."

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