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English translation: Literally, "flow rate"; however, in telecomm, "data transmission rate"

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04:41 Sep 14, 2000
French to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
French term or phrase: débit
"...augmentation du débit de la capacité satellitiaire..."

For a telecommunications company.
dwlee
Local time: 07:23
English translation:Literally, "flow rate"; however, in telecomm, "data transmission rate"
Explanation:
is the standard and preferred phrase. Taking your phrase as a whole, though, a better English translation would be "...increase in satellite data-transmission capability..." (or "capacity"; in this context, they're essentially interchangeable).
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Summary of answers provided
naimprovement of satellite throughput capacityBrian KEEGAN
naLiterally, "flow rate"; however, in telecomm, "data transmission rate"Heathcliff
narateSébastien St-François


  

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14 mins
rate


Explanation:
DEF*The number of bits, bytes or characters per unit of time which pass a given point in a given channel or which a device can accept (input) or deliver (output).


    Reference: http://www.termium.com
Sébastien St-François
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39 mins
Literally, "flow rate"; however, in telecomm, "data transmission rate"


Explanation:
is the standard and preferred phrase. Taking your phrase as a whole, though, a better English translation would be "...increase in satellite data-transmission capability..." (or "capacity"; in this context, they're essentially interchangeable).

Heathcliff
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improvement of satellite throughput capacity


Explanation:
I've been doing stuff like this all week...

Brian KEEGAN
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