baud

[ bawd ]
/ bɔd /

noun Telecommunications.

a unit used to measure the speed of signaling or data transfer, equal to the number of pulses or bits per second: baud rate.

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Origin of baud

1925–30; named after J. M. E. Baudot (1845–1903), French inventor

Can be confused

baud bawd
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baud

/ (bɔːd) /

noun

a unit used to measure the speed of electronic code transmissions, equal to one unit interval per second

Word Origin for baud

C20: named after J. M. E. Baudot (1845–1903), French inventor
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