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The art or field of entertaining, especially that provided by performers.

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Bit rate

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The average number of bits that one second of audio data will consume. Standard MP3 bit rates are 64Kbps (kilobits per second), 96Kbps, 128Kbps, and 160Kbps. The higher the bit ...

bps (bits per second)

Entertainment; Digital music

A measurement of the speed at which data is sent over transmission lines. A bit is the smallest unit of information on a computer.

Bps (bytes per second)

Entertainment; Digital music

A rate of data transfer, not to be confused with bits per second (bps). A byte is a number of bits that are usually treated as a unit.


Entertainment; Digital music

Memory that temporarily stores data to help compensate for differences in the transfer rate of data from one device to another.


Entertainment; Digital music

The process of writing a DVD, CD-R, or CD-RW. CD and DVD writers are sometimes called burners.


Entertainment; Digital music

For a PC to receive or copy data (in this case, audio and video) from another device (VCR, digital video camera, stereo, microphone, etc.).

Capture card

Entertainment; Digital music

A computer hardware device for receiving digital audio or video from a digital camcorder or camera.