Definitions for "Data bits"
Keywords:  parity, eight, asynchronous, seven, bit
1] The number of bits that the modem uses to represent one byte. This is usually 8, though it can be 7, since ASCII text characters need only 7 of the 8 bits. [2] The actual data bits within a byte being sent through the phone lines.
The bits sent by a modem. These bits make up characters and don't include the bits that make up the communications parameters. See also bit
The form in which the computer sends and receives information as a string of bits.
A data communications parameter that refers to a timing unit.