baud definition

  • noun:
    • Computer Science A unit of speed in information transmission corresponding to one little bit per second.
    • A rate understood to be the sheer number of signalling activities per second in a data transmission.
    • Synonym for bps (bits per second), regardless of how numerous signalling occasions are necessary to signal each little bit.
    • A unit of transmission speed for information conveyed over an electronic digital communications station, frequently taken as equal to the amount of items of information sent per second. The rate in bauds suggests how many signalling events per second; but as it is necessary in most cases to send control information combined with data, the information signalling price can be smaller than the baud rate.
    • See bawd.
    • See bawd.
    • The seafood otherwise called the rockling.
    • (computer technology) a data transmission price (bits/second) for modems
  • others:
    • See bawd.

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