baud rate

A number related to the speed of data transmission in a system. The rate indicates the number of electrical oscillations per second that occurs within a data transmission. The higher the baud rate, the more bits per second that are transferred.


Nearby words

  1. bauble,
  2. bauchi,
  3. bauchle,
  4. baucis,
  5. baud,
  6. baudekin,
  7. baudelaire,
  8. baudelaire, charles,
  9. baudelocque's operation,
  10. baudouin

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