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bandwidth

noun - uncountable

  • a person's work capacity.
    I don't have enough bandwidth to take on any new clients.

    Last edited on Jul 24 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 26 2009.

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  • From "bandwidth" as a measure of the rate of data transfer ("throughput") that a digital medium can handle.

    Last edited on Nov 04 2011. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

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batch mode

noun - uncountable

  • a "mode" of human operating in which a collection of similar, unpleasant tasks are performed in one sitting. Also see batch up.
    Lets write the "Thank you" cards for our wedding gifts this weekend in batch mode.

    Last edited on Nov 12 2011. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

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batch up

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  • to accumulate of a number of small tasks (usually of the same kind,) that can be performed at once for greater efficiency. Also see batch mode.
    I'm batching up my job applications to send out at one time.
    I'm batching up bottles and cans to take to the recycling center.

    Last edited on Nov 12 2011. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

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