characters per second
- noun the number of characters that are transmitted or printed per second
- The number of characters per second that a non-laser printer can print. The speed of laser printers is usually measured in pages per minute.
- A measure of the maximum speed at which data can travel between devices, or over a communications channel. For instance, it can describe the rate at which a disk drive can transfer data.
- The rate at which data actually travels between devices, or over a communications channel.