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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  broadband 
  adj  1:  of  or  relating  to  or  being  a  communications  network  in  which 
  the  bandwidth  can  be  divided  and  shared  by  multiple 
  simultaneous  signals  (as  for  voice  or  data  or  video) 
  2:  responding  to  or  operating  at  a  wide  band  of  frequencies;  "a 
  broadband  antenna"  [syn:  {wideband}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  broadband 
 
    A  transmission  medium  capable  of  supporting  a 
  wide  range  of  frequencies,  typically  from  audio  up  to  video 
  frequencies.  It  can  carry  multiple  signals  by  dividing  the 
  total  capacity  of  the  medium  into  multiple,  independent 
  bandwidth  channels,  where  each  channel  operates  only  on  a 
  specific  range  of  frequencies. 
 
  See  also  {baseband}. 
 
  (1995-05-09) 
 
 




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