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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017 out•put /ˈaʊtˌpʊt/
USA pronunciation n., v., -put•ted or -put, -put•ting. n.
the quantity or amount of something produced, esp. in a specified period: an output of over 500 computers a day. [ countable; usually singular ] Output increased. [ uncountable ]
the material produced; [ uncountable ] product; yield.
Electricity, Electronicsthe current, voltage, power, or signal produced by an electrical or electronic device, or by a machine: an output of energy. [ countable ] too much output from the generator. [ uncountable ]
any information made available by computer, as on a printout, display screen, or disk: Let's scroll through the output. [ uncountable ] an unwanted output on the printer. [ countable; usually singular ] the process of transferring such information from computer memory to or by means of an output device. [ uncountable ] v.
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Computingto transfer (computer output): Output the data to the printer. to produce; yield; turn out. WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017 out•put
(out ′pŏŏt′), USA pronunciation n., v., -put•ted or -put, -put•ting. n.
the act of turning out; production: the factory's output of cars; artistic output.
the quantity or amount produced, as in a given time: to increase one's daily output.
the material produced or yield; product.
Electricity, Electronicsthe current, voltage, power, or signal produced by an electrical or electronic circuit or device. Cf. input (def. 4).
information in a form suitable for transmission from internal to external units of a computer, or to an outside medium. the process of transferring data from internal storage to an external medium, as paper or microfilm.
Mechanical Engineeringthe power or force produced by a machine. v.t., v.i.
Computingto transfer (information) from internal storage to an external medium. to produce; turn out.
Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
output / ˈaʊtˌpʊt/ n the act of production or manufacture Also called: outturn the amount produced, as in a given period: a high weekly output the material produced, manufactured, yielded, etc the power, voltage, or current delivered by a circuit or component the point at which the signal is delivered the power, energy, or work produced by an engine or a system the information produced by a computer the operations and devices involved in producing this information ( modifier) of or relating to electronic, computer, or other output: output signal, output device, output tax vb ( )( -puts, -putting, -put, -putted transitive) to cause (data) to be emitted as output
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