bps :

Search Words
You can search or browse for words


  • n  (computer science) the rate at which data is transferred (as by a modem)

  • Its biggest problem is the music streams at a miserly 64K bps and sounds a little thin.
  • This spread is below the March 2005 -- September 2006 average, and below the 294 bps average of the past 10 years.
  • Since normal wireless connections creep along at 9,600 bps, this is nothing short of revolutionary.

  • Henry Waxman in Christian Science Monitor
    Time after time, it appears that BP made decisions that increased the risk of a blowout to save the company time or expense,he wrote. "If this is what happened, BPs carelessness and complacency have inflicted a heavy toll on the Gulf, its...
  • Mike Zafirovski in CNNMoney.com
    Nortel's operating margin, a critical measure of our plan's traction, expanded for the seventh consecutive quarter year over year, recording a 512 bps improvement to 4.7%,said CEO Mike Zafirovski. "We expect to achieve our full year...
  • Mike Napoli in TSN
    Things just happen. You just try to keep everything the same. I'm going to work hard and try to keep taking the same BPs I've been taking and keep the same approach in the game,said Napoli of his streaky hitting.

Bee Dictionary: Search, browse, look at common errors, idioms and more.